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 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||Network Location Awareness|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService|
The Network Location Awareness service runs as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Network Location Awareness fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NlaSvc service has failed to start.
Network Location Awareness will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
If the Network Location Awareness is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreNetworkLocationAwarenessWindows7.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
svchost.exe file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.