"UPnP Device Host - upnphost.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "UPnP Device Host" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "UPnP Device Host" service related to upnphost.dll?

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A

"UPnP Device Host" is a Windows 8 service that 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. . "UPnP Device Host" service is provided by upnphost.dll program file.

Detailed information on "UPnP Device Host" service:

Service name: upnphost
Display name: UPnP Device Host
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {SSDPSRV, HTTP}

"UPnP Device Host" service is provided by a program called: upnphost.dll:

Name: upnphost.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\upnphost.dll
Description: UPnP Device Host
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 520704 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:38 AM UTC

Disabling "UPnP Device Host" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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