"Peer Networking Grouping - p2psvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Peer Networking Grouping" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Peer Networking Grouping" service related to p2psvc.dll?

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A

"Peer Networking Grouping" is a Windows 7 service that "Enables multi-party communication using Peer-to-Peer Grouping. If disabled, some applications, such as HomeGroup, may not function." "Peer Networking Grouping" service is provided by p2psvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Peer Networking Grouping" service:

Service name: p2psvc
Display name: Peer Networking Grouping
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Peer Name Resolution Protocol
   Peer Networking Identity Manager

"Peer Networking Grouping" service is provided by a DLL file called: p2psvc.dll:

Name: p2psvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\p2psvc.dll
Description: Peer-to-Peer Service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 320 KB (327,680 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:12 PM

Disabling "Peer Networking Grouping" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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