svchost.exe - Service - Shell Hardware Detection

Q

Can I disable Windows service "Shell Hardware Detection" to speedup my computer?

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A
Windows service "Shell Hardware Detection" - Provides notifications for AutoPlay hardware events.

Execution command: C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

If you don't need auto-play function on your CD drive, you can disable "Shell Hardware Detection", freeing up at least 1MB of memory.

Follow our Disabling Windows Service tutorial, if you want to disable this service.

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