Windows 8 Services

Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver - Windows 8 Service

Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver
Service name:NdisWanLegacy
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NdisWanLegacy service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRemoteAccessLEGACYNDISWANDriverWindows8.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 ndiswan.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.

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