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Network Store Interface Service - Windows 7 Service

This service delivers network notifications (e.g. interface addition/deleting etc) to user mode clients. Stopping this service will cause loss of network connectivity. If this service is disabled, any other services that explicitly depend on this service will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic
Professional Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Network Store Interface Service
Service name:nsi
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Error control:normal
Object:NT Authority\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Network Store Interface Service runs as NT Authority\LocalService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Network Store Interface Service 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 nsi service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Network Store Interface Service will not start, if the NSI proxy service driver. service is stopped or disabled.

If the Network Store Interface Service is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Store Interface Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreNetworkStoreInterfaceServiceWindows7.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.