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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

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

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

Type services.msc and press Enter