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How to Start/Stop Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP

Service name: smphost

Display name: Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP


Description:

Host service for the Microsoft Storage Spaces management provider. If this service is stopped or disabled, Storage Spaces cannot be
managed.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k smphost

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter