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How to Start/Stop Quality Windows Audio Video Experience

Service name: QWAVE

Display name: Quality Windows Audio Video Experience


Description:

Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for Audio Video (AV) streaming applications on IP home
networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It
provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization.

Path to executable:

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

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

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service:

net start QWAVE

sc start QWAVE


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service:

net stop QWAVE

sc stop QWAVE


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config QWAVE start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config QWAVE start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config QWAVE start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config QWAVE start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\QWAVE" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f