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Windows 7: Can't start Peer Name Resolution Protocol

29 Aug 2010   #11
rafoord

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 
Thanks...

Like others I have been trying to resolve this for quite some time!
After finding your post it was fixed within a minute! Amazing lol.

Thanks very much!


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06 Dec 2010   #12
SnowTao

Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BISabiltiy
I can't see any Windows XP Computers on Windows 7 computer because of this.
Is there any source that has all the required steps and services needed to set up windows xp networking with windows 7?
I thought Windows XP can't be used in a HomeGroup? HomeGroup is Win7 only...
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13 Dec 2010   #13
mogol

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
Researched the problem and found the solution. A file was corrupted and deleting it got the PNRP service running. The file was recreated correctly when the PNRP service started up. Here's the file for future reference:

"C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking\idstore.sst"
I deleted the file and after restarting the machine, works like a charm thanks buddy.
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23 Dec 2010   #14
Rastan71

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I can't see the appdata folder either. I am in the windows/serviceprofiles/localservice folder, but I don't see it.

I just got my wife a laptop for Christmas, and am very frustrated that my desktop which is in charge of homegroup can't log off of homegroup or change the password. I don't even remember setting up homegroup. Peer Network Grouping service can't be started.
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24 Dec 2010   #15
Rastan71

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Found the folder by using the start menu search to find how to show hidden folders. Got it working by deleting the file, leaving the homegroup then restarting a new homegroup. Thanks. :)
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08 Jan 2011   #16
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
Researched the problem and found the solution. A file was corrupted and deleting it got the PNRP service running. The file was recreated correctly when the PNRP service started up. Here's the file for future reference:

"C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking\idstore.sst"
LOL found this old thread through a Google search for this same problem. Anyways just wanted to confirm this fix works.

Peace
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10 Jan 2011   #17
al3x3691

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BISability View Post
I'm still not working after hours and hours. Argh...

Deleting "C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking\idstore.sst" doesn't help and it doesn't seem to get recreated.

These services won't start:
Peer Name Resolution Protocol - Error 0x806320a1: 0x806320a1
Peer Networking Grouping - won't start because above won't start
PNRP Machine Name Publication Service - won't start because above won't start

Running Troubleshoot Home group didn't refresh.

I can't Leave the HomeGroup because windows couldn't remove your computer from the homegroup.

I can't see any Windows XP Computers on Windows 7 computer because of this.

Is there any source that has all the required steps and services needed to set up windows xp networking with windows 7?


I have the same problem. "idstore.sst" was deleted from the PeerNetworking folder, but was not recreated upon restarting. Same error code when attempting to start PNRP. Would it be possible for someone with a functioning idstore file to upload it for download? I don't know how else to recreate the file, or if that will even fix the problem.
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10 Jan 2011   #18
panopticon

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
Researched the problem and found the solution. A file was corrupted and deleting it got the PNRP service running. The file was recreated correctly when the PNRP service started up. Here's the file for future reference:

"C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking\idstore.sst"
Also worked for me

Thanks
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11 Feb 2011   #19
spacednow

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
Researched the problem and found the solution. A file was corrupted and deleting it got the PNRP service running. The file was recreated correctly when the PNRP service started up. Here's the file for future reference:

"C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming\PeerNetworking\idstore.sst"
Did it for me to, , after hours I was feeling defeated... now I have to try and remember which services I changed from manual to automatic, LOL
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12 Feb 2011   #20
CapsuleSteph

windows 7 x64
 
 
Thank you

This solved my problem as well!!!
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