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Interactive Services Detection

 

General Information

None at this time.

Windows 8

Default Description

Enables user notification of user input for interactive services, which enables access to dialogs created by interactive services when they appear. If this service is stopped, notifications of new interactive service dialogs will no longer function and there might not be access to interactive service dialogs. If this service is disabled, both notifications of and access to new interactive service dialogs will no longer function.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): UI0Detect
Display Name: Interactive Services Detection

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account (Allow service to interact with desktop checked)

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Enables user notification of user input for interactive services, which enables access to dialogs created by interactive services when they appear. If this service is stopped, notifications of new interactive service dialogs will no longer function and there might not be access to interactive service dialogs. If this service is disabled, both notifications of and access to new interactive service dialogs will no longer function.

Additional Information

Windows 7 compatible software will not require this service to be functional.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): UI0Detect
Display Name: Interactive Services Detection

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account (Checked – Allow service to interact with desktop)

Dependencies

What service Interactive Services Detection needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Interactive Services Detection to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Enables user notification of user input for interactive services, which enables access to dialogs created by interactive services when they appear. If this service is stopped, notifications of new interactive service dialogs will no longer function and there may no longer be access to interactive service dialogs. If this service is disabled, both notifications of and access to new interactive service dialogs will no longer function.

Additional Information

From the sounds of that description, I don’t think Microsoft knows what the service does.

Windows Vista compatible software will not require this service to be functional.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): UI0Detect
Display Name: Interactive Services Detection

Default Path and Command Line Options

Retail: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
SP1+: C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account (Allow service to interact with desktop)

Dependencies

What service Interactive Services Detection needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require Interactive Services Detection to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading

What this service does