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Peer Networking Grouping - Windows 10 Service

Enables multi-party communication using Peer-to-Peer Grouping. If disabled, some applications, such as HomeGroup, may not function.

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 Grouping
Service name:p2psvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
File:%WinDir%\system32\p2psvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Peer Networking Grouping 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 Grouping fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the p2psvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Peer Networking Grouping is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Peer Networking Grouping

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestorePeerNetworkingGroupingWindows10.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 p2psvc.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.