"HomeGroup Listener - ListSvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "HomeGroup Listener" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "HomeGroup Listener" service related to ListSvc.dll?

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A

"HomeGroup Listener" is a Windows 8 service that Makes local computer changes associated with configuration and maintenance of the homegroup-joined computer. If this service is stopped or disabled, your computer will not work properly in a homegroup and your homegroup might not work properly. It is recommended that you keep this service running. "HomeGroup Listener" service is provided by ListSvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "HomeGroup Listener" service:

Service name: HomeGroupListener
Display name: HomeGroup Listener
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"HomeGroup Listener" service is provided by a program called: ListSvc.dll:

Name: ListSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\ListSvc.dll
Description: Windows HomeGroup
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 264704 bytes
Modified: 10/11/2012 5:44:21 AM UTC

Disabling "HomeGroup Listener" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

"svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted" Services on Windows 8

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