Provides network address translation, addressing, name resolution and/or intrusion prevention services for a home or small office network.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) 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 SharedAccess service has failed to start.
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreInternetConnectionSharingICSWindowsVista.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
ipnathlp.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.