Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator (NdisVirtualBus) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator
Service name:NdisVirtualBus
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\NdisVirtualBus.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NdisVirtualBus

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator 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 NdisVirtualBus service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter Enumerator

1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win8_NdisVirtualBus_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The NdisVirtualBus service is using the NdisVirtualBus.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.