"WLAN AutoConfig - Wlansvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "WLAN AutoConfig" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "WLAN AutoConfig" service related to Wlansvc.dll?

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A

"WLAN AutoConfig" is a Windows 7 service that "The WLANSVC service provides the logic required to configure, discover, connect to, and disconnect from a wireless local area network (WLAN) as defined by IEEE 802.11 standards. It also contains the logic to turn your computer into a software access point so that other devices or computers can connect to your computer wirelessly using a WLAN adapter that can support this. Stopping or disabling the WLANSVC service will make all WLAN adapters on your computer inaccessible from the Windows networking UI. It is strongly recommended that you have the WLANSVC service running if your computer has a WLAN adapter." "WLAN AutoConfig" service is provided by Wlansvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "WLAN AutoConfig" service:

Service name: Wlansvc
Display name: WLAN AutoConfig
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Extensible Authentication Protocol
   NativeWiFi Filter
   NDIS Usermode I/O Protocol
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"WLAN AutoConfig" service is provided by a DLL file called: Wlansvc.dll:

Name: Wlansvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\Wlansvc.dll
Description: Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service DLL
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 810 KB (829,440 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:19 PM

Disabling "WLAN AutoConfig" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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