"PNRP Machine Name Publication Service - pnrpauto.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" service related to pnrpauto.dll?

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A

"PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" is a Windows 7 service that "This service publishes a machine name using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol. Configuration is managed via the netsh context 'p2p pnrp peer' " "PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" service is provided by pnrpauto.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" service:

Service name: PNRPAutoReg
Display name: PNRP Machine Name Publication Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Peer Name Resolution Protocol

"PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: pnrpauto.dll:

Name: pnrpauto.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\pnrpauto.dll
Description: PNRP Auto Service Dll
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 20.0 KB (20,480 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:12 PM

Disabling "PNRP Machine Name Publication Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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