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PNRP Machine Name Publication Service

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

This service publishes a machine name using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol. Configuration is managed via the netsh context ‘p2p pnrp peer’

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): PNRPAutoReg
Display Name: PNRP Machine Name Publication Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

This service publishes a machine name using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol. Configuration is managed via the netsh context ‘p2p pnrp peer’.

Additional Information

If you do not plan on using Remote Assistance or HomeGroup for networking, the following group of services can safely be disabled:

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): PNRPAutoReg
Display Name: PNRP Machine Name Publication Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service PNRP Machine Name Publication Service needs to function properly:

What other service require PNRP Machine Name Publication Service to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

This service publishes a machine name using the Peer Name Resolution Protocol. Configuration is managed via the netsh context ‘p2p pnrp peer’.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): PNRPAutoReg
Display Name: PNRP Machine Name Publication Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service PNRP Machine Name Publication Service needs to function properly:

What other service require PNRP Machine Name Publication Service to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

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