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Peer Networking Identity Manager - Windows Vista Service

Provides Identity service for Peer Networking.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Peer Networking Identity Manager
Service name:p2pimsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\system32\p2psvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

Peer Networking Identity Manager logs on as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Peer Networking Identity Manager fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the p2pimsvc service has failed to start. If you disable this service, then 2 other services will be unable to start (see the "Dependencies" section below).

Dependencies

If the Peer Networking Identity Manager is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for Peer Networking Identity Manager

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestorePeerNetworkingIdentityManagerWindowsVista.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 Vista installation media.