This post is about Extensible authentication protocol service, Function discovery resource publication service, and Function discovery provider host Windows system services:
1) Extensible authentication protocol service: Extensible authentication protocol Windows service is used for providing authentication for virtual private network (VPN), WLAN AutoConfig, Wired AutoConfig and other wired and wireless services. If this service is disabled then, the network configurations which depends on it will not work.
2) Function discovery resource publication service: Function discovery resource publication Windows service is used for publishing computer devices and resources to the network. Resources and devices are then discovered by other devices over the network. If this service is disabled then, resources of your computer will not be published to the network and other computers will not be able to access it.
3) Function discovery provider host service: Function discovery provider host Windows service is used for hosting services which can be used over a network by using protocols. This service is used by some applications. If this service is disabled then, applications which depend on it will not work.