Article ID : 00026716 / Last Modified : 08/25/2016

How to install the Wireless Zero Configuration service.

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IMPORTANT: Ensure the computer is configured to show all hidden files .

  1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, under Pick a category, double-click the Network and Internet Connections icon.
  3. In the Network and Internet Connections window, under or pick a Control Panel icon, double-click the Network Connections icon.
  4. In the Network Connections window, under LAN or High Speed Internet, click to select the Local Area Connection icon.
  5. On the menu bar, click File.
  6. On the File menu, click Properties.
  7. In the Local Area Connections Properties window, on the General tab, click the Install button.
  8. In the Select Network Component Type window, in the Click the type of network box, click to select the Service icon.
  9. Click the Add button.
  10. In the Select Network Service window, click the Have Disk button.
  11. In the Install From Disk window, click the Browse button.
  12. In the Locate File window, browse to the C:\Windows\Inf folder.
  13. Click to select NETWZC.INF.
  14. Click the Open button.
  15. In the Install From Disk window, click the OK button.
  16. In the Select Network Service window, under Network Service, click Wireless Zero Configuration.

    NOTE: If the Select Network Service window is divided into two sections, it may be necessary to click to select Microsoft under Manufacturer to see this option.

  17. Click the OK button.

    NOTE: The Wireless Zero Configuration service will be installed.