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How to Start/Stop DataCollectionPublishingService service

Service name: DcpSvc

Display name: DataCollectionPublishingService


The DCP (Data Collection and Publishing) service supports first party apps to upload data to cloud.

Path to executable:

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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop DataCollectionPublishingService 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 DataCollectionPublishingService service:

net start DcpSvc

sc start DcpSvc

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

To Stop DataCollectionPublishingService service:

net stop DcpSvc

sc stop DcpSvc

To change Startup type:


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

sc config DcpSvc start= auto


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

sc config DcpSvc start= demand


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

sc config DcpSvc start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

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