NDIS Proxy (NDProxy) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:NDIS Proxy
Service name:NDProxy
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NDProxy

Default Behavior

The NDIS Proxy service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If NDIS Proxy fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the NDProxy service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of NDIS Proxy

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config NDProxy start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.