"Function Discovery Resource Publication - fdrespub.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service related to fdrespub.dll?

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A

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" is a Windows 8 service that Publishes this computer and resources attached to this computer so they can be discovered over the network. If this service is stopped, network resources will no longer be published and they will not be discovered by other computers on the network. "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by fdrespub.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service:

Service name: FDResPub
Display name: Function Discovery Resource Publication
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {RpcSs, http}

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by a program called: fdrespub.dll:

Name: fdrespub.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\fdrespub.dll
Description: Function Discovery Resource Publication 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 33280 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:38 AM UTC

Disabling "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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