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Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver - Windows 8 Service

This service provides network data usage monitoring functionality.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver
Service name:Ndu
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\Ndu.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Ndu service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver won't start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsNetworkDataUsageMonitoringDriverWindows8.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 Ndu.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.