I have just hit the very same problem on Vista 64. I too have tried returning
to a previously working restore point. Also tried rolling back the wireless
. Ran a disk check all last night. Nothing has cured this. Did
you find a solution other than what's looking like a complete re-install?
> The wireless capabilities of my Vista laptop recently stopped working and
> after some investigation I found that the WLan service was not running.
> After several failed attempts at starting it, I went looking for more
> information and found the following int he Event log:
> "The WLAN AutoConfig service terminated with the following error:
> WLAN AutoConfig is not a valid Win32 application."
> I also got the following detail at the command line:
> C:\Windows\system32>sc query Wlansvc
> SERVICE_NAME: Wlansvc
> TYPE : 20 WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS
> STATE : 1 STOPPED
> WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 193 (0xc1)
> SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
> CHECKPOINT : 0x0
> WAIT_HINT : 0x0
> Anyone have any ideas what may be going on here? Are there additional logs
> I can look at? Perhaps some file permissions I can check? I attempted going
> back to a previous restore point but it looks like the earliest one available
> to me has this same problem.