"UPnP Device Host - upnphost.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "UPnP Device Host" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "UPnP Device Host" service related to upnphost.dll?

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A

"UPnP Device Host" is a Windows Server 2008 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. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "UPnP Device Host" service is provided by upnphost.dll DLL 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
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   HTTP
   SSDP Discovery

"UPnP Device Host" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "UPnP Device Host" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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