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Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup - Windows 10 Service

Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service monitors and installs qualified devices that connect to a qualified network. Stopping or disabling this service will prevent Windows from discovering and installing qualified network connected devices automatically. Users can still manually add network connected devices to a PC through the user interface.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup
Service name:NcdAutoSetup
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
File:%WinDir%\System32\NcdAutoSetup.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
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Default Behavior

The Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NcdAutoSetup service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup is unable to start, if the Network List Service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNetworkConnectedDevicesAutoSetupWindows10.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 NcdAutoSetup.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.