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IP Network Address Translator - Windows XP Service

IP Network Address Translator.

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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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

The IP Network Address Translator service is a kernel driver. If the IP Network Address Translator fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, 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 XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreIPNetworkAddressTranslatorWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

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 XP installation media.