"Network List Service - netprofm.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Network List Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Network List Service" service related to netprofm.dll?

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A

"Network List Service" is a Windows 8 service that identifies the networks to which the computer has connected, collects and stores properties for these networks, and notifies applications when these properties change." "Network List Service" service is provided by netprofm.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Network List Service" service:

Service name: netprofm
Display name: Network List Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Network Location Awareness
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Network List Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: netprofm.dll:

Name: netprofm.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\netprofm.dll
Description: Network List Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16604
Size: 148 KB (151,552 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, ‎May ‎4, ‎2013, ‏‎2:58:02 AM

Disabling "Network List Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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