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How to Start/Stop Xbox Live Networking Service

Service name: XboxNetApiSvc

Display name: Xbox Live Networking Service


Description:

This service supports the Windows.Networking.XboxLive application programming interface.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Xbox Live Networking Service service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Xbox Live Networking Service service:

net start XboxNetApiSvc

sc start XboxNetApiSvc


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Xbox Live Networking Service service:

net stop XboxNetApiSvc

sc stop XboxNetApiSvc


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config XboxNetApiSvc start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config XboxNetApiSvc start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config XboxNetApiSvc start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config XboxNetApiSvc start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\XboxNetApiSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f