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DevQuery Background Discovery Broker - Windows 10 Service

Enables apps to discover devices with a backgroud task.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:DevQuery Background Discovery Broker
Service name:DevQueryBroker
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted -p
File:%WinDir%\system32\DevQueryBroker.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege

Default Behavior

The DevQuery Background Discovery Broker service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If DevQuery Background Discovery Broker fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the DevQueryBroker service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for DevQuery Background Discovery Broker

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreDevQueryBackgroundDiscoveryBrokerWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the DevQueryBroker.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.