Troubleshooting – Network and Sharing Center “the dependency service or group failed to start”

To solved the problem, please do below workaround :

  • Go to start – all programs – accessories – right click on command prompt select “run as administrator”
  • And Then type below command :

    net localgroup administrators localservice /add

    net localgroup administrators networkservice /add

  • And then restart your computer.

Hope this help some people. J


  1. Syed · January 11, 2014

    No Luck! :/

    • akbaraji · January 19, 2014

      Please Re-installing your windows 🙂

  2. Dillen Meijboom · October 13, 2014

    Thank you so much!! It worked for me 😉

  3. Kyle · March 26, 2015

    THANK YOU! After hours of reinstalling drivers and messing with settings this fixed my Limited Connection error aswell!

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