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Remote Access Auto Connection Manager - Windows XP 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 Vista.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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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

Default Behavior

The Remote Access Auto Connection Manager service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Remote Access Auto Connection Manager 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 RasAuto service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Remote Access Auto Connection Manager will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Access Auto Connection Manager

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRemoteAccessAutoConnectionManagerWindowsXP.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 rasauto.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.