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How to Start/Stop Network Access Protection Agent service

Service name: napagent

Display name: Network Access Protection Agent


Description:

The Network Access Protection (NAP) agent service collects and manages health information for client computers on a network.
Information collected by NAP agent is used to make sure that the client computer has the required software and settings. If a client
computer is not compliant with health policy, it can be provided with restricted network access until its configuration is updated.
Depending on the configuration of health policy, client computers might be automatically updated so that users quickly regain full network
access without having to manually update their computer.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Network Access Protection Agent service from Command Prompt

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

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

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 Network Access Protection Agent service:

net start napagent


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


To Stop Network Access Protection Agent service:

net stop napagent


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

Manual:

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

Disabled:

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

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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


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

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

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