Manages local user identity keys used to authenticate user to identity providers as well as TPM virtual smart cards. If this service is disabled, local user identity keys and TPM virtual smart cards will not be accessible. It is recommended that you do not reconfigure this service.
This service exists in Windows 10 only.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Microsoft Passport Container|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted|
The Microsoft Passport Container service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Microsoft Passport Container fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NgcCtnrSvc service has failed to start.
Microsoft Passport Container is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftPassportContainerWindows10.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
NgcCtnrSvc.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.