Windows 7 - Disable the Homegroup Listener service

To disable the "Homegroup Listener " service, under Windows 7:
  • Click on Start > type "services.msc" in the search field and press enter.
  • In the "Services" window, look for the following entry:
  • Homegroup Listener
  • Double click and set the "Startup type" as "Disabled"
  • Click on OK to validate.

This services is only requires for Homegroup sharing. You can safely disable it, if you don't use Homegroup sharing.
Published by deri58. Latest update on November 6, 2016 at 03:48 PM by owilson.
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