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How to Start/Stop Windows Biometric Service

Service name: WbioSrvc

Display name: Windows Biometric Service


Description:

The Windows biometric service gives client applications the ability to capture, compare, manipulate, and store biometric data without
gaining direct access to any biometric hardware or samples. The service is hosted in a privileged SVCHOST process.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k WbioSvcGroup

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Biometric Service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Windows Biometric Service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart

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