Windows 11 Services

Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service - Windows 11 Service

Provides ability to share TCP ports over the net.tcp protocol.

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

Startup Type

Windows 11 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
21H2 Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled
22H2 Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled
23H2 Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service
Service name:NetTcpPortSharing
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of SMSvcHost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 11 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the NetTcpPortSharing service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 11 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreNetTcpPortSharingServiceWindows11.bat file to any folder on a local drive such as SSD or a hard disk.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Properties.

4. Check the Unblock checkbox and click OK.

5. Right-click the batch file again and select Run as administrator.

6. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the SMSvcHost.exe file exists in the %WinDir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 11 installation media.

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