"Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service - SMSvcHost.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" service related to SMSvcHost.exe?

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A

"Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" is a Windows 8 service that Provides ability to share TCP ports over the net.tcp protocol. "Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" service is provided by SMSvcHost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" service:

Service name: NetTcpPortSharing
Display name: Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe
Dependencies: None

"Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" service is provided by a program called: SMSvcHost.exe:

Name: SMSvcHost.exe
Location: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe
Description: SMSvcHost.exe
File version: 4.0.30319.17929 built by: FX45RTMREL
Size: 139696 bytes
Modified: 7/12/2012 2:01:13 AM UTC

Disabling "Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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