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The NetTcpPortSharing service won't start on my Windows 7 installation, it says:

Windows could not start the NetTcpPortSharing service on Local Computer. Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified.

Perhaps the service is located in a different location than Windows thinks. I know I can change the binpath of the service using the sc command but I don't know the filename of the service and I also don't know how to find out where the binpath is currently pointing at.

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I found the following way of correcting the paths so that the service starts again:

Go to the following key in the registry editor:


Change Description from




Change DisplayName from




Change ImagePath from




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