"Peer Networking Identity Manager - pnrpsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Peer Networking Identity Manager" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Peer Networking Identity Manager" service related to pnrpsvc.dll?

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A

"Peer Networking Identity Manager" is a Windows 8 service that Provides identity services for the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) and Peer-to-Peer Grouping services. If disabled, the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) and Peer-to-Peer Grouping services may not function, and some applications, such as HomeGroup and Remote Assistance, may not function correctly. "Peer Networking Identity Manager" service is provided by pnrpsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Peer Networking Identity Manager" service:

Service name: p2pimsvc
Display name: Peer Networking Identity Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Dependencies: None

"Peer Networking Identity Manager" service is provided by a program called: pnrpsvc.dll:

Name: pnrpsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\pnrpsvc.dll
Description: PNRP Service Dll
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 329728 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:06:58 AM UTC

Disabling "Peer Networking Identity Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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