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Peer Networking Identity Manager - Windows 10 Service

Provides identity services for the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) and Peer-to-Peer Grouping services. If disabled, the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) and Peer-to-Peer Grouping services may not function, and some applications, such as HomeGroup and Remote Assistance, may not function correctly.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Peer Networking Identity Manager
Service name:p2pimsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
File:%WinDir%\system32\pnrpsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Peer Networking Identity Manager service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Peer Networking Identity Manager fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the p2pimsvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

If Peer Networking Identity Manager is stopped, the following services cannot start:

Restore Default Startup Type for Peer Networking Identity Manager

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestorePeerNetworkingIdentityManagerWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the pnrpsvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.