"Peer Networking Grouping - p2psvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Peer Networking Grouping" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Peer Networking Grouping" service related to p2psvc.dll?

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A

"Peer Networking Grouping" is a Windows 8 service that Enables multi-party communication using Peer-to-Peer Grouping. If disabled, some applications, such as HomeGroup, may not function. "Peer Networking Grouping" service is provided by p2psvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Peer Networking Grouping" service:

Service name: p2psvc
Display name: Peer Networking Grouping
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Dependencies: {p2pimsvc, PNRPSvc}

"Peer Networking Grouping" service is provided by a program called: p2psvc.dll:

Name: p2psvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\p2psvc.dll
Description: Peer-to-Peer Services
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 435712 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:06:55 AM UTC

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

 

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

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