Thursday, March 3, 2011

Universal Plug and Play Device Host Service In Windows XP

 Universal Plug and Play Device Host Service




1. Service Name: upnphost

2. 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.


3. Default Settings:

  • Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Manual
  • Default setting in Windows XP Home: Manual
4. This Windows service logs on as: Local System

5. The default path for this Windows service is:

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

6. This Windows service depends on the following system components:
  1. HTTP
  2. SSDP Discovery > HTTP
7. The following services have a dependency on this service: None


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