batcmd.com Windows 10 Services

Microsoft Passport Container - Windows 10 Service

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.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home Manual Manual Manual Manual
Pro Manual Manual Manual Manual
Education Manual Manual Manual Manual
Enterprise Manual Manual Manual Manual

Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Passport Container
Service name:NgcCtnrSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\NgcCtnrSvc.dll
Error control:normal
Group:Cryptography
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

Microsoft Passport Container is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Passport Container

Automated Restore

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.