Plug and Play (PlugPlay) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Plug and Play (PlugPlay)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Plug and Play"?

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A

"Plug and Play (PlugPlay)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that enables a computer to recognize and adapt to hardware changes with little or no user input. Stopping or disabling this service will result in system instability.

Detailed information on "Plug and Play" service:

Service name: PlugPlay
Display name: Plug and Play
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Dependencies: None

"Plug and Play" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.

Disabling "Plug and Play" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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