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How to Start/Stop Plug and Play

Service name: PlugPlay

Display name: Plug and Play


Description:

Enables a computer to recognize and adapt to hardware changes with little or no user input. Stopping or disabling this service will result
in system instability.


Path to executable:

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

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Plug and Play 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 Plug and Play 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