"Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup - NcdAutoSetup.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" service related to NcdAutoSetup.dll?

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A

"Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" is a Windows 8 service that 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. "Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" service is provided by NcdAutoSetup.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" service:

Service name: NcdAutoSetup
Display name: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
Dependencies: {netprofm}

"Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" service is provided by a program called: NcdAutoSetup.dll:

Name: NcdAutoSetup.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\NcdAutoSetup.dll
Description: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 73728 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:06:33 AM UTC

Disabling "Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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