Windows XP Universal Plug and Play Device Host Service

 

Universal Plug and Play Device Host

 

Article by Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)

 


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Below is a description of this Windows XP service:

Universal Plug and Play Device Host

# Service Name:

upnphost

# Service Description:

Allows UPnP devices to be hosted on this computer. If this service is stopped, any hosted UPnP devices will stop functioning and no additional hosted devices can be added. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


# Default Settings:

Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Manual
Default setting in Windows XP Home: Manual


# This Windows service logs on as:

Local System

# The default path for this Windows service is:

%systemroot%\system32\ svchost.exe -k LocalService

# This Windows service depends on the following system components:

HTTP

SSDP Discovery > HTTP

# The following services have a dependency on this service:

None

Marc Says:

The UPnP Device Host service enables other services on Windows XP to advertise themselves as though they were UPnP devices, and isn’t involved in any way with how a system handles actual UPnP devices.

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