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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 -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

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

Perform the following steps:

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

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

Type services.msc and press Enter