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How to Start/Stop Shell Hardware Detection

Service name: ShellHWDetection

Display name: Shell Hardware Detection


Provides notifications for AutoPlay hardware events.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Shell Hardware Detection service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Shell Hardware Detection service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Shell Hardware Detection service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter