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Network Connection Broker - Windows 8 Service

Brokers connections that allow Windows Store Apps to receive notifications from the internet.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core not exists Manual Manual
Pro not exists Manual Manual
Enterprise not exists Manual Manual

Default Properties

Display name:Network Connection Broker
Service name:NcbService
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\ncbservice.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Network Connection Broker service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Connection Broker fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NcbService service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Network Connection Broker won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Connection Broker

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreNetworkConnectionBrokerWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the ncbservice.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.