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Function Discovery Resource Publication - Windows Vista Service

Publishes your computer and resources attached to your computer so they can be discovered over the network. If this service is stopped, network resources will no longer be published and they will not be discovered by other computers on the network.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Function Discovery Resource Publication
Service name:FDResPub
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\system32\fdrespub.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
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Default Behavior

Function Discovery Resource Publication logs on as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Function Discovery Resource Publication fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the FDResPub service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Function Discovery Resource Publication won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Function Discovery Resource Publication

Automated Restore

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

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