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Remote Access Connection Manager - Windows 8 Service

Manages dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) connections from your computer to the Internet or other remote networks. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Remote Access Connection Manager
Service name:RasMan
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\rasmans.dll
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Remote Access Connection Manager service runs as localSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Remote Access Connection Manager fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RasMan service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Remote Access Connection Manager won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

The following services are unable to start if Remote Access Connection Manager is stopped:

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Access Connection Manager

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreRemoteAccessConnectionManagerWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

Note. Make sure that the rasmans.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.