This service performs IEEE 802.1X authentication on Ethernet interfaces.
|Windows XP edition||without SP||SP1||SP2||SP3|
|Home||not exists||not exists||not exists||Manual|
|Professional||not exists||not exists||not exists||Manual|
|Display name:||Wired AutoConfig|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k dot3svc|
The Wired AutoConfig service runs as localSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Wired AutoConfig fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Dot3svc service has failed to start.
Wired AutoConfig will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows XP edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWiredAutoConfigWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Run the downloaded batch file.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
dot3svc.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.