"Device Install Service - umpnpmgr.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is the "Device Install Service (DeviceInstall)" system service on Windows 8? Can I disable "Device Install Service"?

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A

"Device Install Service (DeviceInstall)" is a Windows 8 service that enables a computer to recognize and adapt to hardware changes with little or no user input. "Device Install Service" service is provided by umpnpmgr.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Device Install Service" service:

Service name: DeviceInstall
Display name: Device Install Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Dependencies: None

"Device Install Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: umpnpmgr.dll:

Name: umpnpmgr.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\umpnpmgr.dll
Description: User-mode Plug-and-Play Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16420
Size: 107,008 bytes
Modified: Thursday, ‎September ‎20, ‎2012, ‏‎2:33:04 AM

Disabling "Device Install Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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