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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

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Function Discovery Provider Host service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Function Discovery Provider Host service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Function Discovery Provider Host service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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