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Network Store Interface Service - Windows Vista 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 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 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

Network Store Interface Service logs on as NT Authority\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Network Store Interface 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 nsi service has failed to start. If you disable this service, then 5 other services will be unable to start (see the "Dependencies" section below).

Dependencies

Network Store Interface Service will not start, if the NSI proxy service is stopped or disabled.

If the Network Store Interface Service is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Store Interface Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNetworkStoreInterfaceServiceWindowsVista.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 nsisvc.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.