Windows serviceWinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service

Registry Name

WinHttpAutoProxySvc

Description

WinHTTP implements the client HTTP stack and provides developers with a Win32 API and COM Automation component for sending HTTP requests and receiving responses. In addition, WinHTTP provides support for auto-discovering a proxy configuration via its implementation of the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery (WPAD) protocol.

Default Status

Running

Default Startup Type

Manual

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted -p

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winhttp.dll

Dependencies

The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:

Log On As

NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Additional Information

None at this time