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Extensible Authentication Protocol Service

 

Windows XP

Default Description

Provides windows clients Extensible Authentication Protocol Service.

Additional Information

New for XP in Service Pack 3. This service provides wired network connectivity using EAP. Another new service, Wired AutoConfig, has this service listed as a dependency.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Available Not Available Not Available Manual
XP MCE 2005 Not Available Not Available Not Available Manual
XP Pro Not Available Not Available Not Available Manual
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Available Not Available Not Available Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): EapHost
Display Name: Extensible Authentication Protocol Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k eapsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Extensible Authentication Protocol Service needs to function properly:

What other service require Extensible Authentication Protocol Service to function properly:

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