"Intel PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service - ZeroConfigService.exe" on Windows 8

Q

What is "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service related to ZeroConfigService.exe?

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A

"Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" is a Windows 8 service that manages the zero configuration service for all the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software components. "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service is provided by ZeroConfigService.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service:

Service name: ZeroConfigService
Display name: Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe"
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service is provided by a program called: ZeroConfigService.exe:

Name: ZeroConfigService.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe
Description: Intelr PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure 
File version: 16, 1, 0, 0
Size: 3378416 bytes
Modified: 8/28/2013 9:24:04 PM UTC

Disabling "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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