"Peer Name Resolution Protocol - PNRPsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7


What is "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service related to PNRPsvc.dll?

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"Peer Name Resolution Protocol" is a Windows 7 service that "Enables serverless peer name resolution over the Internet using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP). If disabled, some peer-to-peer and collaborative applications, such as Remote Assistance, may not function." "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service is provided by PNRPsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service:

Service name: PNRPsvc
Display name: Peer Name Resolution Protocol
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
   Peer Networking Identity Manager

"Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service is provided by a DLL file called: PNRPsvc.dll:

Name: PNRPsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\PNRPsvc.dll
Description: PNRP Service Dll
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 263 KB (269,824 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:16:12 PM

Disabling "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.


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

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