"WWAN AutoConfig - wwansvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "WWAN AutoConfig" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "WWAN AutoConfig" service related to wwansvc.dll?

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A

"WWAN AutoConfig" is a Windows 8 service that manages mobile broadband (GSM & CDMA) data card/embedded module adapters and connections by auto-configuring the networks. It is strongly recommended that this service be kept running for best user experience of mobile broadband devices. "WWAN AutoConfig" service is provided by wwansvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "WWAN AutoConfig" service:

Service name: WwanSvc
Display name: WWAN AutoConfig
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
Dependencies: {RpcSs, NdisUio, wcmsvc}

"WWAN AutoConfig" service is provided by a program called: wwansvc.dll:

Name: wwansvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wwansvc.dll
Description: WWAN Auto Config Service
File version: 08.01.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 447488 bytes
Modified: 6/24/2013 10:54:52 PM UTC

Disabling "WWAN AutoConfig" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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