Connected Devices Platform User Service (CDPUserSvc) Defaults in Windows 10

This user service is used for Connected Devices Platform scenarios.

The Connected Devices Platform User Service does not exist in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Automatic
Display name:Connected Devices Platform User Service
Service name:CDPUserSvc
Service type:user share process template
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k UnistackSvcGroup
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CDPUserSvc
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

In Windows 10 it is starting automatically when the operating system starts. If Connected Devices Platform User Service fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the CDPUserSvc service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Connected Devices Platform User Service

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the commands below, paste them into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config CDPUserSvc start= auto
sc start CDPUserSvc

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The CDPUserSvc service is using the CDPUserSvc.dll file that is located in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.