"UPnPHostConfig" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: UPnPHostConfig
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\UPnP
Description: Set UPnPHost service to Auto-Start
Actions: sc.exe config upnphost start= auto
Triggers: 
History: 

Program file information about "sc.exe":

File name: sc.exe
File path: C:\Windows\System32\sc.exe
File size: 45056 bytes
Last modified time: 7/13/2009 9:39:35 PM
File description: A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT
File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"sc.exe" is scheduled to start the "upnphost" service.

It is recommended to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig" enabled as a scheduled task.

 

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