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How to Start/Stop Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)

Service name: SharedAccess

Display name: Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)


Provides network address translation, addressing, name resolution and/or intrusion prevention services for a home or small office

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

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

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart