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How to Start/Stop Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup

Service name: NcdAutoSetup

Display name: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup


Description:

Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service monitors and installs qualified devices that connect to a qualified network. Stopping or
disabling this service will prevent Windows from discovering and installing qualified network connected devices automatically. Users can
still manually add network connected devices to a PC through the user interface.


Path to executable:

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup 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 Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service:

net start NcdAutoSetup

sc start NcdAutoSetup


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


To Stop Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service:

net stop NcdAutoSetup

sc stop NcdAutoSetup


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\PerfHost\NcdAutoSetup" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config NcdAutoSetup start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config NcdAutoSetup start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config NcdAutoSetup start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config NcdAutoSetup 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\NcdAutoSetup" /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\NcdAutoSetup" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f