We can start webclient service from command prompt using the below command
net start webclient
C:\>net start webclient The WebClient service is starting. The WebClient service was started successfully. C:\>
Note that this command should be run from a login account with administrator privileges. Additionally, on Vista and Windows 7, this should be run from an elevated command prompt. Otherwise you will get the following error.
C:\>net start webclient System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied. C:\>
webclient service can be stopped from command prompt using the command net stop webclient.
C:\>net stop webclient The WebClient service is stopping. The WebClient service was stopped successfully.
If you want to disable webclient service then you can do it using the below command.
sc config webclient start= disabled