Managing Services in Windows 8

Step 1: Locating the Computer Management

Click the Start button. Then, type computer. Finally. right-click Computer.


Then, click the Manage button.


Step 2: Locating the Services Entry

The Computer Management window will open. Click on the Services entry at the bottom.

Note: If the Services entry does not appear, click the drop-down arrow next to the Services and Applications entry.


Step 3: Bringing up the WLAN AutoConfig Properties Window

In the right pane of the window, scroll down until you see WLAN AutoConfig. Double-click on it.


Step 4: Setting the Startup Type to Automatic

The WLAN AutoConfig Properties window should appear. Set the Startup type: field to Automatic. Then, click the Apply button. If the startup type is already set to automatic, skip these steps and proceed to step 16.


Step 5: Starting WLAN AutoConfig

Click the Start button. Then, click OK. This should return you to the Computer Management window. Close the Computer Management window by clicking the X button in the top right corner.


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