"Wired AutoConfig - dot3svc.dll" Service on Windows 7
What is "Wired AutoConfig" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Wired AutoConfig" service related to dot3svc.dll?
"Wired AutoConfig" is a Windows 7 service that "The Wired AutoConfig (DOT3SVC) service is responsible for performing IEEE 802.1X authentication on Ethernet interfaces. If your current wired network deployment enforces 802.1X authentication, the DOT3SVC service should be configured to run for establishing Layer 2 connectivity and/or providing access to network resources. Wired networks that do not enforce 802.1X authentication are unaffected by the DOT3SVC service." "Wired AutoConfig" service is provided by dot3svc.dll DLL file.
Detailed information on "Wired AutoConfig" service:
Service name: dot3svc Display name: Wired AutoConfig Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted Start type: Manual Service status: Stopped Dependencies: Extensible Authentication Protocol NDIS Usermode I/O Protocol Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
"Wired AutoConfig" service is provided by a DLL file called: dot3svc.dll:
Name: dot3svc.dll Location: C:\Windows\System32\dot3svc.dll Description: Wired AutoConfig Service File version: 6.1.7601.17514 Size: 209 KB (214,016 bytes) Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:34 AM
Disabling "Wired AutoConfig" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.
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