.      How to articles       Windows Services       Group Policy             Donate        
Computer step by step

How to Start/Stop Function Discovery Provider Host service

Service name: fdPHost

Display name: Function Discovery Provider Host


Description:

The FDPHOST service hosts the Function Discovery (FD) network discovery providers. These FD providers supply network discovery
services for the Simple Services Discovery Protocol (SSDP) and Web Services – Discovery (WS-D) protocol. Stopping or disabling the
FDPHOST service will disable network discovery for these protocols when using FD. When this service is unavailable, network services
using FD and relying on these discovery protocols will be unable to find network devices or resources.
Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Function Discovery Provider Host service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

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

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Function Discovery Provider Host service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart