Windows Vista Service Details
Keeps list of computers on local network. Not needed if you don?t have other computers to connect to. You can still connect to other computers with this service disabled. If you use file/printer sharing often, you will probably want to leave this on at least manual.
Maintains an updated list of computers on the network and supplies this list to computers designated as browsers. If this service is stopped, this list will not be updated or maintained. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
Consequences of Stopping:
All services listed in 'Required For' will be unable to function