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

Q

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

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A

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

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

Service name: NetTcpActivator
Display name: Net.Tcp Listener Adapter
Execution command: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe
Start type: Disabled
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

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

 

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