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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

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

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