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Network Provisioning Service - Windows XP Service

Manages XML configuration files on a domain basis for automatic network provisioning.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Network Provisioning Service
Service name:xmlprov
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\xmlprov.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The Network Provisioning Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Network Provisioning Service 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 xmlprov service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Network Provisioning Service will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Network Provisioning Service

Automated Restore

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

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