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How to Start/Stop Sensor Monitoring Service

Service name: SensrSvc

Display name: Sensor Monitoring Service


Description:

Monitors various sensors in order to expose data and adapt to system and user state.  If this service is stopped or disabled, the display
brightness will not adapt to lighting conditions. Stopping this service may affect other system functionality and features as well.


Path to executable:

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Sensor Monitoring Service 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 Sensor Monitoring Service service:

net start SensrSvc

sc start SensrSvc


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


To Stop Sensor Monitoring Service service:

net stop SensrSvc

sc stop SensrSvc


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

sc config SensrSvc start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config SensrSvc start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config SensrSvc start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config SensrSvc 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\SensrSvc" /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\SensrSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f