"Net.Msmq Listener Adapter - SMSvcHost.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" service related to SMSvcHost.exe?

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A

"Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" is a Windows 7 service that "Receives activation requests over the net.msmq and msmq.formatname protocols and passes them to the Windows Process Activation Service." "Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" service is provided by SMSvcHost.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" service:

Service name: NetMsmqActivator
Display name: Net.Msmq Listener Adapter
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe" -NetMsmqActivator
Start type: Disabled
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" service is provided by an EXE file called: SMSvcHost.exe:

Name: SMSvcHost.exe
Location: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe
Description: SMSvcHost.exe
File version: 4.0.30319.1
Size: 121 KB (124,240 bytes)
Modified: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 2:16:28 PM
Product name: Microsoft .NET Framework
Vendor: Microsoft Corporation

Disabling "Net.Msmq Listener Adapter" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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