NDIS Proxy (NDProxy) Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

NDIS Proxy is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it won't start until the current user starts it. If the NDIS Proxy fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the NDProxy service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for NDIS Proxy

1. Select your Windows XP edition and service pack, and then click Download.

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.