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Network Store Interface Service - Windows 8 Service

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.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and Vista.

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:Network Store Interface Service
Service name:nsi
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\system32\nsisvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT Authority\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

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:

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Store Interface Service

Automated Restore

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.