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Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver - Windows 10 Service

Helps guard against intrusion attempts targeting known and newly discovered vulnerabilities in network protocols.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver
Service name:WdNisDrv
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\Drivers\WdNisDrv.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the WdNisDrv service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

If Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver is stopped, the Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection Service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsDefenderAntivirusNetworkInspectionSystemDriverWindows10.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 WdNisDrv.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.