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Windows Mobile Hotspot Service - Windows 10 Service

Provides the ability to share a cellular data connection with another device.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Mobile Hotspot Service
Service name:icssvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\tetheringservice.dll
Error control:normal
Group:TDI
Object:NT Authority\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Windows Mobile Hotspot Service is running as NT Authority\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Windows Mobile Hotspot Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the icssvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Mobile Hotspot Service is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Mobile Hotspot Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWindowsMobileHotspotServiceWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the tetheringservice.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.