Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver (Ndu) Service Defaults in Windows 10

This service provides network data usage monitoring functionality.

Default Settings

Startup type:Automatic
Display name:Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver
Service name:Ndu
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\Ndu.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ndu

Default Behavior

Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting automatically when the operating system starts. If Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the Ndu service has failed to start due to the error.

Dependencies

Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver cannot be started under any conditions, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is disabled.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_Ndu_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The Ndu service is using the Ndu.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.