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How to Start/Stop Network Connection Broker

Service name: NcbService

Display name: Network Connection Broker


Description:

Brokers connections that allow Windows Store Apps to receive notifications from the internet.



Path to executable:

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Network Connection Broker 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 Connection Broker service:

net start NcbService

sc start NcbService


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


To Stop Network Connection Broker service:

net stop NcbService

sc stop NcbService


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

sc config NcbService start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config NcbService start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config NcbService start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

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