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Network List Service - Windows Vista Service

Identifies the networks to which the computer has connected, collects and stores properties for these networks, and notifies applications when these properties change.

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

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic Automatic
Business Automatic Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Network List Service
Service name:netprofm
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\System32\netprofm.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege

Default Behavior

Network List Service logs on as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Network List Service 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 netprofm service has failed to start. At least one service depends on Network List Service. Therefore I do not recommend you to disable it.

Dependencies

Network List Service won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:

If Network List Service is stopped, the SL UI Notification Service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Network List Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNetworkListServiceWindowsVista.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 netprofm.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.