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Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup

 

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.

Windows 8

Default Description

Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup service monitors and installs qualified devices that connect to a qualified network. Stopping or disabling this service will prevent Windows from discovering and installing qualified network connected devices automatically. Users can still manually add network connected devices to a PC through the user interface.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 x64 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual (Trigger Start, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NcdAutoSetup
Display Name: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Additional Reading

None at this time.