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Network Connectivity Assistant - Windows 10 Service

Provides DirectAccess status notification for UI components.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Network Connectivity Assistant
Service name:NcaSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetSvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\ncasvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Network Connectivity Assistant service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Connectivity Assistant fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NcaSvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Network Connectivity Assistant is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Connectivity Assistant

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNetworkConnectivityAssistantWindows10.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 ncasvc.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.