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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

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

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

Type services.msc and press Enter