"Peer Name Resolution Protocol - pnrpsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service related to pnrpsvc.dll?

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A

"Peer Name Resolution Protocol" is a Windows 8 service that Enables serverless peer name resolution over the Internet using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP). If disabled, some peer-to-peer and collaborative applications, such as Remote Assistance, may not function. "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service is provided by pnrpsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Peer Name Resolution Protocol" service:

Service name: PNRPsvc
Display name: Peer Name Resolution Protocol
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
Dependencies: {p2pimsvc}

"Peer Name Resolution Protocol" 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 Name Resolution Protocol" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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

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