Network Store Interface Service

The Network Store Interface Service (nsi) delivers network notification to client computers. The service keeps track of the network interfaces that are available on the computer, stores routing information for each interface, and communicates this information with other services that require it. Stopping this service causes loss of network connectivity.

This service is installed by default and its startup type is Automatic.

When Network Store Interface Service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Local Service account.

The Network Store Interface service is dependent upon the following system component:

  • NSI proxy service driver

The following system components are dependent upon the Network Store Interface service:

  • DHCP Client
  • WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service
  • DNS Client
  • IP Helper
  • Network Connections
  • Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
  • Network Location Awareness
  • Network List Service
  • HomeGroup Provider
  • WWAN Autoconfig
  • Workstation
  • Computer Browser
  • Netlogon
  • Remote Desktop Configuration