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Plug and Play - Windows 7 Service

Enables a computer to recognize and adapt to hardware changes with little or no user input. Stopping or disabling this service will result in system instability.

This service also exists in Windows 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic
Professional Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Plug and Play
Service name:PlugPlay
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
File:%WinDir%\system32\umpnpmgr.dll
Error control:normal
Group:PlugPlay
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeUndockPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeShutdownPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Plug and Play service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Plug and Play fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the PlugPlay service has failed to start.

Dependencies

If the Plug and Play is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for Plug and Play

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestorePlugandPlayWindows7.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 umpnpmgr.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.