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What is the Remote Access Auto Connection Manager (RasAuto) service?

What is the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service?

What is the Protected Storage (ProtectedStorage) service?

What is the Program Compatibility Assistant Service (PcaSvc) service?

What is the Problem Reports and Solutions Control Panel Support (wercplsupport) service?

What is the Print Spooler (Spooler) service?

What is the Power service?

What is the Portable Device Enumerator (WPDBusEnum) service?

What is the PNRP Machine Name Publication (PNRPAutoReg) service?

What is the PnP-X IP Bus Enumerator (IPBusEnum) service?

What is the Plug and Play (PlugPlay) service?

What is the Performance Logs & Alerts (pla) service?

What is the Peer Networking Identity Manager (p2pimsvc) service?

What is the Peer Networking Grouping (p2psvc) service?

What is the Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRPsvc) service?

What is the Parental Controls (WPCSvc) service?

What is the Offline Files (CscService) service?

What is the Network Store Interface (nsi) service?

What is the Network Location Awareness (NlaSvc) service?

What is the Network List Service (netprofm) service?

What is the Network Connections (Netman) service?

What is the Network Access Protection Agent (napagent) service?

What is the Netlogon service?

What is the Multimedia Class Scheduler (MMCSS) service?

What is the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider (swprv) service?

What is the Microsoft Network Inspection (NisSrv) service?

What is the Microsoft iSCSI Initiator (MSiSCSI) service?

What is the Microsoft Antimalware (MsMpSvc) service?

What is the Media Center Extender Service (Mcx2Svc) service?

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