Remote Access IP ARP Driver (Wanarp) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Remote Access IP ARP Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Access IP ARP Driver
Service name:Wanarp
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wanarp

Default Behavior

The Remote Access IP ARP Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Remote Access IP ARP Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the Wanarp service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Access IP ARP Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config Wanarp start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The Wanarp service is using the wanarp.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.