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How to start Windows Wireless Zero Utility.

Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) was introduced with Windows XP, it is also known as WLAN AutoConfig in Windows 7 and Vista. It is is a wireless connection management utility which dynamically selects a wireless network to connect to based on a user's preferences and various default settings. or most users the Windows Wireless Zero Utility is all that is needed to manage your wireless connections.

You can configure WZC as follows:

  1. Type services.msc in "run" and enter.
  2. Select wireless zero configuration from the list which appears in the next window.
  3. Double click on that option , and choose to Start or Stop the Wireless Zero service.


Here are steps to use Wireless Zero Configuration/WLAN AutoConfig in Windows 7:

  1. Click the Windows logo button
  2. Type services in the Start Menu's Search box and press Enter. Scroll to the bottom of the list and locate WLAN AutoConfig'. Double-click WLAN AutoConfig to open its Properties window.
  3. Click the General tab of WLAN AutoConfig service. Click the Startup type drop-down menu and click Automatic to have the service started automatically when the operating system loads. Click the Start button. Click Apply and then OK. Close the Services console window.
  4. Click the Windows logo button. Type cmd in the Search box and press Enter. In the Command Prompt window, type netsh wlan show settings and press Enter. Look at the last line of the Wireless LAN Settings entry to see if the message Auto configuration logic is enabled on interface or Auto configuration logic is disabled on interface appears. If the entry notes that it is disabled, type, set autoconfig enabled=yes interface=Interface Name and press Enter. Close the Command Prompt window.


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