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How to Start/Stop Connected User Experiences and Telemetry Service

Service name: DiagTrack

Display name: Connected User Experiences and Telemetry


Description:

The Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service enables features that support in-application and connected user experiences.
Additionally, this service manages the event driven collection and transmission of diagnostic and usage information (used to improve the
experience and quality of the Windows Platform) when the diagnostics and usage privacy option settings are enabled under Feedback
and Diagnostics.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Connected User Experiences and Telemetry 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 Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service:

net start DiagTrack

sc start DiagTrack


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


To Stop Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service:

net stop DiagTrack

sc stop DiagTrack


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\PerfHost\DiagTrack" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config DiagTrack start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config DiagTrack start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config DiagTrack start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config DiagTrack 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\DiagTrack" /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\DiagTrack" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f