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How to Start/Stop Wired AutoConfig service

Service name: dot3svc

Display name: Wired AutoConfig


Description:

The Wired AutoConfig (DOT3SVC) service is responsible for performing IEEE 802.1X authentification 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

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Wired AutoConfig service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Wired AutoConfig service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Wired AutoConfig service

To finish press ok button and close Services window