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How to Start/Stop HomeGroup Listener service

Service name: HomeGroupListener

Display name: HomeGroup Listener


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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop HomeGroup Listener service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

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

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate HomeGroup Listener service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of HomeGroup Listener service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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