"Portable Device Enumerator Service - wpdbusenum.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Portable Device Enumerator Service" in my Windows 8 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 8 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 program 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
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Portable Device Enumerator Service" service is provided by a program called: wpdbusenum.dll:

Name: wpdbusenum.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wpdbusenum.dll
Description: Portable Device Enumerator
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 103936 bytes
Modified: 3/2/2013 2:45:18 AM UTC

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

 

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