"Function Discovery Resource Publication - FDResPub.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service related to FDResPub.dll?

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A

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" is a Windows 7 service that "Publishes this computer and resources attached to this computer so they can be discovered over the network. If this service is stopped, network resources will no longer be published and they will not be discovered by other computers on the network." "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by FDResPub.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service:

Service name: FDResPub
Display name: Function Discovery Resource Publication
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   HTTP
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by a DLL file called: FDResPub.dll:

Name: FDResPub.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\FDResPub.dll
Description: Function Discovery Resource Publication Service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 27.5 KB (28,160 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:15:20 PM

Disabling "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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