How do I start the Wired/WLAN AutoConfig Service?

Windows 10

  • Click Start in the bottom left or press the Windows key
  • Type in "Services"

Searching for Services

  • From Services, find Wired AutoConfig

  • Right click and select Properties

Selecting properties

  • Change Startup type to Automatic
  • Click Start, Apply, then Okay

  • Perform the same process for WLAN AutoConfig, which should be below Wired AutoConfig.

Windows 8

Search for services.msc ( How do I do that? ) and Select Services

  • From the Services and Applications window, choose Services
  • In the Services box scroll down the list of Services (Local) until you find the one labelled Wired AutoConfig and double click it.
  • In the Wired AutoConfig Properties (Local Computer) box change the Startup type to Automatic
  • Click on Start and once the service has started click on Apply then OK

  • Now find the service labelled WLAN AutoConfig and double click it.
  • In the WLAN AutoConfig Properties (Local Computer) box change the Startup type to Automatic
  • Click on Start and once the service has started click on Apply then OK

  • Close the Services window

Windows 7

  • Go to Start and right click on Computer
  • Select Manage from the Menu which appears

  • In the computer Management window, double click on Services and Applications

  • From the Services and Applications window, choose Services
  • In the Services box scroll down the list of Services (Local) until you find the one labelled Wired AutoConfig and double click it.
  • In the Wired AutoConfig Properties (Local Computer) box change the Startup type to Automatic
  • Click on Start and once the service has started click on Apply then OK

  • Now find the service labelled WLAN AutoConfig and double click it.
  • In the WLAN AutoConfig Properties (Local Computer) box change the Startup type to Automatic
  • Click on Start and once the service has started click on Apply then OK

  • Close the Services window