Collects and stores configuration information for the network and notifies programs when this information is modified. If this service is stopped, configuration information might be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Network Location Awareness|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService|
The Network Location Awareness service is running as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Location Awareness fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NlaSvc service has failed to start.
Network Location Awareness is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
If Network Location Awareness is stopped, the Network List Service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreNetworkLocationAwarenessWindows10.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
nlasvc.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.