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How to Start/Stop HomeGroup Provider service

Service name: HomeGroupProvider

Display name: HomeGroup Provider


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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop HomeGroup Provider 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 Provider service observe his current status and open to make changes

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

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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