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Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar
service
Description Services Regedit Back CMD Msconfig
Service name: wcncsvc
Display name: Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar

Description:
WCNCSVC hosts the Windows Connect Now Configuration which is Microsoft's Implementation of Wi-Fi
Protected Setup (WPS) protocol. This is used to configure Wireless LAN settings for an Access Point (AP) or a
Wi-Fi Device. The service is started programmatically as needed.

Path to executable:
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Type services.msc and press Enter
Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar from Services.msc.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
Locate Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar observe his current status and open to make changes.
From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar.

To finish press ok button and close Services window
Type regedit and press Enter
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by
using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc
and locate Start registry key
Regedit:          
This method shows you how to change Startup type of Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar from
Registry Editor.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
   
   
Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator
Please confirm User Account Control pop-up
Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window
, select Paste and press Enter

To Start Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar:

net start wcncsvc

Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.

To Stop Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar:

net stop wcncsvc

To change Startup Type:

Automatic:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wcncsvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
CMD:          
This method shows you how to Start/Stop and change Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar from
Command Prompt.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
Msconfig:          
This method shows you how to prevent Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar from starting with the
operating system using System Configuration (msconfig.exe).
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files
For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here
Write msconfig and press Enter
Up Back
   
   
Double click on Start and edit the value:

Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2
Manual - 3
Disabled - 4
Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar.
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish.  
Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart.