Remote Access IP ARP Driver (wanarp) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Remote Access IP ARP Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:
Windows 10 Home 1507Manual
Windows 10 Pro 1507Manual
Windows 10 Education 1507Manual
Windows 10 Enterprise 1507Manual
Windows 10 Home 1511Manual
Windows 10 Pro 1511Manual
Windows 10 Education 1511Manual
Windows 10 Enterprise 1511Manual
Windows 10 Home 1607Manual
Windows 10 Pro 1607Manual
Windows 10 Education 1607Manual
Windows 10 Enterprise 1607Manual
Windows 10 Home 1703Automatic
Windows 10 Pro 1703Automatic
Windows 10 Education 1703Automatic
Windows 10 Enterprise 1703Automatic
Windows 10 Home 1709Automatic
Windows 10 Pro 1709Automatic
Windows 10 Education 1709Automatic
Windows 10 Enterprise 1709Automatic
Display name:Remote Access IP ARP Driver
Service name:wanarp
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:NDIS
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\DRIVERS\wanarp.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\wanarp

Default Behavior

Remote Access IP ARP Driver is a kernel device driver. It is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it in Windows 10 Home 1507, Windows 10 Pro 1507, Windows 10 Education 1507, Windows 10 Enterprise 1507, Windows 10 Home 1511, Windows 10 Pro 1511, Windows 10 Education 1511, Windows 10 Enterprise 1511, Windows 10 Home 1607, Windows 10 Pro 1607, Windows 10 Education 1607, Windows 10 Enterprise 1607. This service is starting automatically when the operating system starts in Windows 10 Home 1703, Windows 10 Pro 1703, Windows 10 Education 1703, Windows 10 Enterprise 1703, Windows 10 Home 1709, Windows 10 Pro 1709, Windows 10 Education 1709, Windows 10 Enterprise 1709. If Remote Access IP ARP Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the wanarp service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Access IP ARP Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Depending on the version of your operating system, copy the commands below, paste them into the command window and press ENTER.

For Windows 10 1507 Home, Windows 10 1507 Pro, Windows 10 1507 Education, Windows 10 1507 Enterprise, Windows 10 1511 Home, Windows 10 1511 Pro, Windows 10 1511 Education, Windows 10 1511 Enterprise, Windows 10 1607 Home, Windows 10 1607 Pro, Windows 10 1607 Education, Windows 10 1607 Enterprise:
sc config wanarp start= demand

For Windows 10 1703 Home, Windows 10 1703 Pro, Windows 10 1703 Education, Windows 10 1703 Enterprise, Windows 10 1709 Home, Windows 10 1709 Pro, Windows 10 1709 Education, Windows 10 1709 Enterprise:
sc config wanarp start= auto
sc start wanarp

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 changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.