Windows 10 Services

NSI Proxy Service Driver - Windows 10 Service

NSI Proxy Service.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
1507 System System System System
1511 System System System System
1607 System System System System
1703 System System System System
1709 System System System System

Default Properties

Display name:NSI Proxy Service Driver
Service name:nsiproxy
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The NSI Proxy Service Driver is a kernel mode driver. If NSI Proxy Service Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the nsiproxy service has failed to start.


If NSI Proxy Service Driver is stopped, the Network Store Interface Service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for NSI Proxy Service Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNSIProxyServiceDriverWindows10.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 nsiproxy.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.