What is the Network List Service (netprofm) service?

An explanation of the Network List Service (netprofm) in Windows 7.

What does the Network List Service (netprofm) service do?

The Network List Service (netprofm) remembers networks that you have connected to in the past and re-connects to them when they are available.

Network List Service (netprofm) details

  • Service name: netprofm
  • Description: Identifies the networks to which the computer has connected, collects and stores properties for these networks, and notifies applications when these properties change.
  • Path to executable: C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
  • Startup type: Manual

Does my computer need the Network List Service (netprofm)?

Your computer doesn’t need the netprofm service to run.

Should I disable the Network List Service (netprofm)?

First off, I have to say that it’s best to leave service optimization up to Microsoft. With that said; I would leave the netprofm service alone.

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