Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver (NdisWanLegacy) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver
Service name:NdisWanLegacy
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\ndiswan.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NdisWanLegacy

Default Behavior

The Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver 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 NdisWanLegacy service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver

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

2. Save the Win8_NdisWanLegacy_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The NdisWanLegacy service is using the ndiswan.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.