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How to Start/Stop HomeGroup Provider service

Service name: HomeGroupProvider

Display name: HomeGroup Provider


Description:

Performs networking tasks associated with configuration and maintenance of homegroups. If this service is stopped or disabled, your
computer will be unable to detect other homegroups 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 LocalServiceNetworkRestricted

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop HomeGroup Provider service from starting with the operating system using System Configuration

Please perform the following steps:

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

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate HomeGroup Provider service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart

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