"Portable Device Enumerator Service - WPDBusEnum.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Portable Device Enumerator Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Portable Device Enumerator Service" service related to WPDBusEnum.dll?

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A

"Portable Device Enumerator Service" is a Windows 7 service that "Enforces group policy for removable mass-storage devices. Enables applications such as Windows Media Player and Image Import Wizard to transfer and synchronize content using removable mass-storage devices." "Portable Device Enumerator Service" service is provided by WPDBusEnum.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Portable Device Enumerator Service" service:

Service name: WPDBusEnum
Display name: Portable Device Enumerator Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Portable Device Enumerator Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: WPDBusEnum.dll:

Name: WPDBusEnum.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\WPDBusEnum.dll
Description: Portable Device Enumerator
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 83.5 KB (85,504 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:37 AM

Disabling "Portable Device Enumerator Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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