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How to Start/Stop Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup

Service name: NcdAutoSetup

Display name: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup


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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service from Registry Editor

Perform the following steps:

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

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\NcdAutoSetup and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:

Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2

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

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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