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How to Start/Stop Windows Camera Frame Server

Service name: FrameServer

Display name: Windows Camera Frame Server


Description:

Enables multiple clients to access video frames from camera devices.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k Camera

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Camera Frame Server service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Windows Camera Frame Server service:

net start FrameServer

sc start FrameServer


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Windows Camera Frame Server service:

net stop FrameServer

sc stop FrameServer


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config FrameServer start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config FrameServer start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config FrameServer start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config FrameServer start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\FrameServer" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f