Description:The service is responsible for applying settings configured by administrators for the computer and users through the Group Policy component. If the service is stopped or disabled, the settings will not be applied and applications and components will not be manageable through Group Policy. Any components or applications that depend on the Group Policy component might not be functional if the service is stopped or disabled.
- Win8: Automatic (Trigger Start - NETWORK EVENT)
- Win7/Vista: Automatic
- svchost.exe -k netsvcs (gpsvc)
Updated: 13 December 2012