This grid shows details of Windows kernel drivers and file system drivers.
The columns in the grid are:
The name of the driver as reported to the system.
The friendly name of the driver.
Shows if the device is a Kernel or File System driver.
Shows if the driver is Running or Stopped.
This shows how the driver acts when Windows starts.
|Auto||Starts every time the system starts, after the Boot and System devices start.|
|Manual||Requires manual startup or another service or device to request its startup.|
|Disabled||Does not start and cannot be started manually.|
|Boot||Starts every time the system starts, before any other devices start.|
|Demand||Starts when the device is detected or needed for a specific event.|
|System||Starts every time the system starts, after the Boot devices start.|
Identifies whether a driver can be stopped. This information is available only for currently running devices.
Shows the file location of the device. This cannot be retrieved for all devices.