Description:Enables Serverless Peer Name Resolution over the Internet. If disabled, some Peer to Peer and Collaborative applications, such as Windows Meeting Space, may not function.
Note on WinXP SP2/SP3 this service can be installed manually through Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs -> Add/Remove Windows Components -> "Networking Services"-button -> "Peer to Peer"-checkbox.
More Info Wiki: Peer Name Resolution Protocol
- Win8/Win7 - svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet (PNRPSvc)
- Vista - svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted (PNRPSvc)
- WinXP - svchost.exe -k p2psvc (PNRPSvc)
Updated: 13 December 2012