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.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Function Discovery Resource Publication|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
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.
Function Discovery Resource Publication won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
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.