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How to Start/Stop Wired AutoConfig

Service name: dot3svc

Display name: Wired AutoConfig


Description:

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.
Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Wired AutoConfig service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Wired AutoConfig service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart