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How to Start/Stop HomeGroup Listener service

Service name: HomeGroupListener

Display name: HomeGroup Listener


Description:

Makes local computer changes associated with configuration and maintenance of the homegroup-joined computer. If this service is
stopped or disabled, your computer will not work properly in a homegroup and your homegroup might not work properly. It is
recommended that you keep this service running.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted

Regedit:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop HomeGroup Listener service from Registry Editor

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer


Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.


Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\HomeGroupListener and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:


Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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