"Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar - wcncsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" service related to wcncsvc.dll?

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A

"Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" is a Windows 8 service that hosts the Windows Connect Now Configuration which is Microsoft's Implementation of Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) protocol. This is used to configure Wireless LAN settings for an Access Point (AP) or a Wi-Fi Device. The service is started programmatically as needed. "Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" service is provided by wcncsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" service:

Service name: wcncsvc
Display name: Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {rpcss}

"Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" service is provided by a program called: wcncsvc.dll:

Name: wcncsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wcncsvc.dll
Description: Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 466944 bytes
Modified: 11/6/2012 4:19:48 AM UTC

Disabling "Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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