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IP Network Address Translator - Windows Vista Service

IP Network Address Translator.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:IP Network Address Translator
Service name:IPNAT
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\ipnat.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

IP Network Address Translator is a kernel mode driver. If IP Network Address Translator fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the IPNAT service has failed to start.

Dependencies

IP Network Address Translator will not start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for IP Network Address Translator

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreIPNetworkAddressTranslatorWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the ipnat.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.