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How to Start/Stop Portable Device Enumerator Service

Service name: WPDBusEnum

Display name: Portable Device Enumerator Service


Description:

Enforces group policy for removable mass-storage devices. Enables applications such as Windows Media Player and Image Import
Wizard to transfer and synchronize content using removable mass-storage devices.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Portable Device Enumerator Service 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 Portable Device Enumerator Service 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