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How to Start/Stop Microsoft Passport Container

Service name: NgcCtnrSvc

Display name: Microsoft Passport Container


Manages local user identity keys used to authenticate the user to identity providers, as well as TPM virtual smart cards. If this service is
disabled, local user identity keys and TPM virtual smart cards will not be accessible. It is recommended that you do not reconfigure this

Path to executable:

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

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Microsoft Passport Container 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 Microsoft Passport Container 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