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Wired AutoConfig - Windows 10 Service

The Wired AutoConfig (DOT3SVC) service is responsible for performing IEEE 802.1X authentication on Ethernet interfaces. If your current wired network deployment enforces 802.1X authentication, the DOT3SVC service should be configured to run for establishing Layer 2 connectivity and/or providing access to network resources. Wired networks that do not enforce 802.1X authentication are unaffected by the DOT3SVC service.

This service also exists in Windows 11, 7, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Wired AutoConfig
Service name:dot3svc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted -p
File:%WinDir%\System32\dot3svc.dll
Error control:normal
Group:TDI
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege

Default Behavior

is runningin a shared process. Other services might run in the same process. If Wired AutoConfig fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the dot3svc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Wired AutoConfig is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type of Wired AutoConfig

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWiredAutoConfigWindows10.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.

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