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How to Start/Stop UPnP Device Host

Service name: upnphost

Display name: UPnP Device Host


Allows UPnP devices to be hosted on this computer. If this service is stopped, any hosted UPnP devices will stop functioning and no
additional hosted devices can be added. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Path to executable:

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

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop UPnP Device Host service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate UPnP Device Host service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of UPnP Device Host service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter