RIP Listener

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Listens for route updates sent by routers that use the Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1).

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): iprip
Display Name: RIP Listener

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

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

Listens for route updates sent by routers that use the Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1).

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off
  6. Check or Uncheck RIP Listener

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Professional Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): iprip
Display Name: RIP Listener

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service RIP Listener needs to function properly:

What other service require RIP Listener to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Listens for route updates sent by routers that use the Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1).

Additional Information

Not installed by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows Vista CD/DVD under Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off > Check “RIP Listener”.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Business Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): iprip
Display Name: RIP Listener

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service RIP Listener needs to function properly:

What other service require RIP Listener to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Listens for route updates sent by routers that use the Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1).

Additional Information

With Service Pack 1a, this feature is not installed by default on Windows XP Pro x64. However, after the installation of Service Pack 2, if needed, you may install it later by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Networking Services” > Details button > Check “RIP Listener “. If you do not know what RIP protocol is, you do not need this service installed. 🙂

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Not Installed

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Iprip
Display Name: RIP Listener

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service RIP Listener needs to function properly:

What other service require RIP Listener to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Listens for route updates sent by routers that use the Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1).

Additional Information

With Service Pack 1a, this feature is not available on Windows XP Home or installed by default on Windows XP Pro. However, after the installation of Service Pack 2 or 3, if needed, you may install it later by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Networking Services” > Details button > Check “RIP Listener “.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Available Not Available Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP MCE 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Pro Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Iprip
Display Name: RIP Listener

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service RIP Listener needs to function properly:

What other service require RIP Listener to function properly:

  • None (H, M, P, T)

Additional Reading