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Windows Connection Manager

 

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.

Windows 8

Default Description

Makes automatic connect/disconnect decisions based on the network connectivity options currently available to the PC and enables management of network connectivity based on Group Policy settings.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 x64 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Automatic (Trigger Start, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Wcmsvc
Display Name: Windows Connection Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

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

Additional Reading

None at this time.