Manages objects in the Network and Dial-Up Connections folder, in which you can view both local area network and remote connections.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Network Connections|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted|
The Network Connections service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Connections fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Netman service has failed to start.
Network Connections won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
If Network Connections is stopped, the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreNetworkConnectionsWindows8.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
netman.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.