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.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Network Store Interface Service|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
The Network Store Interface Service runs as NT Authority\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Network Store Interface Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the nsi service has failed to start.
Network Store Interface Service won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
The following services are unable to start if Network Store Interface Service is stopped:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreNetworkStoreInterfaceServiceWindows8.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
nsisvc.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.