Shell Hardware Detection (ShellHWDetection) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Shell Hardware Detection (ShellHWDetection)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Shell Hardware Detection"?

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A

"Shell Hardware Detection (ShellHWDetection)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that provides notifications for AutoPlay hardware events.

Detailed information on "Shell Hardware Detection" service:

Service name: ShellHWDetection
Display name: Shell Hardware Detection
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Shell Hardware Detection" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Shell Hardware Detection" service may cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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