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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 Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Microsoft Passport Container service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Microsoft Passport Container service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter