Allows UPnP devices to be hosted on your 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.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||UPnP Device Host|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation|
The UPnP Device Host service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If UPnP Device Host fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the upnphost service has failed to start.
UPnP Device Host is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreUPnPDeviceHostWindows10.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
upnphost.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.