"Network Location Awareness - nlasvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Network Location Awareness" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Network Location Awareness" service related to nlasvc.dll?

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A

"Network Location Awareness" is a Windows 8 service that Collects and stores configuration information for the network and notifies programs when this information is modified. If this service is stopped, configuration information might be unavailable. . "Network Location Awareness" service is provided by nlasvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Network Location Awareness" service:

Service name: NlaSvc
Display name: Network Location Awareness
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies: {NSI, RpcSs, TcpIp, Dhcp}

"Network Location Awareness" service is provided by a program called: nlasvc.dll:

Name: nlasvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\nlasvc.dll
Description: Network Location Awareness 2
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 356352 bytes
Modified: 9/20/2012 6:32:17 AM UTC

Disabling "Network Location Awareness" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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