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Universal Plug and Play Device Host service
Description Services Regedit Back CMD Msconfig
Service name: upnphost
Display name: Universal Plug and Play Device Host

Description:
Provides support to host Universal Plug and Play devices.

Path to executable:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService  
Type services.msc and press Enter
Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Universal Plug and Play Device Host service from
Services.msc.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Locate Universal Plug and Play Device Host service observe his current status and open to make changes.
From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Universal Plug and Play Device Host
service.
To finish press ok button and close Services window.
Type regedit and press Enter
Regedit:          
This method shows you how to change Startup type of Universal Plug and Play Device Host service from
Registry Editor.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Double click on Start and edit the value:

Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2
Manual - 3
Disabled - 4
Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window
, select Paste and press Enter

To Start Universal Plug and Play Device Host service:

net start upnphost

Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.

To Stop Universal Plug and Play Device Host service:

net stop upnphost

To change Startup type:

Automatic:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.
REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\upnphost" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
CMD:          
This method shows you how to Start/Stop and change Startup type of Universal Plug and Play Device
Host service from Command Prompt.
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Msconfig:          
This method shows you how to prevent Universal Plug and Play Device Host service from starting with
the operating system using System Configuration (msconfig.exe).
Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and choose Run ...
Write msconfig and press Enter
In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Universal Plug and Play Device Host
service.
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish.  
Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart.  
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Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by
using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\upnphost
and locate Start registry key
Type cmd and press ok