The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt

Problem

You got the following error message in Windows event logs.

	Event Type:	Error
	Event Source:	Service Control Manager
	Event Category:	None
	Event ID:	7026
	Date:		9/26/2007
	Time:		9:51:01 AM
	User:		N/A
	Description:
	The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt
	

Solution

  1. Go to Start > Run and put "regedit.exe" and click "Ok";
  2. Navigator to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters in Registry Editor;
  3. Add a new REG_DWORD "Headless" and set the value to 1;
  4. Reboot the server.
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt

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