VolSnap Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Boot
Display name:VolSnap
Service name:VolSnap
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:System Bus Extender
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VolSnap

Default Behavior

VolSnap is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting before Kernel initialization. If the VolSnap fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the VolSnap service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for VolSnap

1. Run the Command Prompt.

2. Copy the commands below, paste them into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config VolSnap start= boot
sc start VolSnap

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.