"TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper - lmhsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service related to lmhsvc.dll?

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A

"TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" is a Windows 8 service that Provides support for the NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) service and NetBIOS name resolution for clients on the network, therefore enabling users to share files, print, and log on to the network. If this service is stopped, these functions might be unavailable. . "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service is provided by lmhsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service:

Service name: lmhosts
Display name: TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {NetBT, Afd}

"TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service is provided by a program called: lmhsvc.dll:

Name: lmhsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\lmhsvc.dll
Description: TCPIP NetBios Transport Services DLL
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 23040 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:59 AM UTC

Disabling "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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