Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol (NdisImPlatform) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol
Service name:NdisImPlatform
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\NdisImPlatform.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NdisImPlatform

Default Behavior

Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the NdisImPlatform service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config NdisImPlatform start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The NdisImPlatform service is using the NdisImPlatform.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.