Black Viper
Black Viper

UPnP Device Host

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

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.

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): upnphost
Display Name: UPnP Device Host

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

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.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): upnphost
Display Name: UPnP Device Host

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service UPnP Device Host needs to function properly:

  • HTTP (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
  • SSDP Discovery(S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • HTTP (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require UPnP Device Host to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

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.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Vista Home Premium Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Vista Business Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Vista Ultimate Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Vista Enterprise Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): upnphost
Display Name: UPnP Device Host

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service UPnP Device Host needs to function properly:

  • HTTP (HB, HP, B, U)
  • SSDP Discovery(HB, HP, B, U)
    • HTTP (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require UPnP Device Host to function properly:

Additional Reading