"Network Location Awareness - NlaSvc.dll" Service on Windows 7


What is "Network Location Awareness" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Network Location Awareness" service related to NlaSvc.dll?

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"Network Location Awareness" is a Windows 7 service that "Collects and stores configuration information for the network and notifies programs when this information is modified. If this service is stopped, configuration information might be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Network Location Awareness" service is provided by NlaSvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Network Location Awareness" service:

Service name: NlaSvc
Display name: Network Location Awareness
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
   Network Store Interface Service
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   TCP/IP Protocol Driver

"Network Location Awareness" service is provided by a DLL file called: NlaSvc.dll:

Name: NlaSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\NlaSvc.dll
Description: Network Location Awareness 2
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 237 KB (242,688 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:20:30 AM

Disabling "Network Location Awareness" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.


"svchost.exe -k NetworkService" Services on Windows 7

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