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PNRP Machine Name Publication Service - Windows Vista Service

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

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:PNRP Machine Name Publication Service
Service name:PNRPAutoReg
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

PNRP Machine Name Publication Service logs on as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If PNRP Machine Name Publication Service 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 PNRPAutoReg service has failed to start.

Dependencies

PNRP Machine Name Publication Service will not start, if the Peer Name Resolution Protocol is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for PNRP Machine Name Publication Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestorePNRPMachineNamePublicationServiceWindowsVista.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.