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Remote Access Auto Connection Manager - Windows Vista Service

Creates a connection to a remote network whenever a program references a remote DNS or NetBIOS name or address.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
Service name:RasAuto
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\rasauto.dll
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege

Default Behavior

Remote Access Auto Connection Manager logs on as localSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Remote Access Auto Connection Manager fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RasAuto service has failed to start.

Dependencies

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Access Auto Connection Manager

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreRemoteAccessAutoConnectionManagerWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

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