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Remote Access Connection Manager

 

General Information

You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers and connections, depending on how they implement their logon process. If your dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place this service into Automatic. If you use a hardware gateway or router, this service is not required.

Windows 8

Default Description

Manages dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) connections from this computer to the Internet or other remote networks. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RasMan
Display Name: Remote Access Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Manages dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) connections from this computer to the Internet or other remote networks. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RasMan
Display Name: Remote Access Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Remote Access Connection Manager needs to function properly:

What other service require Remote Access Connection Manager to function properly:

Windows Vista

Default Description

Manages dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) connections from this computer to the Internet or other remote networks. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers and connections, depending on how they implement their logon process. If your dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place this service into Automatic. If you use a hardware gateway or router, this service is not required.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RasMan
Display Name: Remote Access Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Remote Access Connection Manager needs to function properly:

What other service require Remote Access Connection Manager to function properly:

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Creates a network connection.

Additional Information

This service is required if you use Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers and connections, depending on how they implement their logon process. If your dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place this service into automatic. If you use a hardware gateway or router, this service is not required.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RasMan
Display Name: Remote Access Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Remote Access Connection Manager needs to function properly:

What other service require Remote Access Connection Manager to function properly:

Windows XP

Default Description

Creates a network connection.

Additional Information

This service is required if you use Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers and connections, depending on how they implement their logon process. If your dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place this service into automatic. If you use a hardware gateway or router, this service is not required.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home ? ? Manual Manual
XP MCE 2005 ? ? Manual Manual
XP Pro ? ? Manual Manual
XP Tablet PC 2005 ? ? Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RasMan
Display Name: Remote Access Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Remote Access Connection Manager needs to function properly:

What other service require Remote Access Connection Manager to function properly:

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