Windows 7 - Disable the Portable Device Enumerator service

March 2017



To disable the "" service, under Windows 7:
  • Click on Start > type "Portable Device Enumerator Service" in the search field and press enter.
  • In the "Services" window, look for the following entry:
  • Portable Device Enumerator Service
  • Double click and set the "Startup type" as "Disabled"
  • Click on OK to validate.

Disabling this service prevents applications such as Windows Media Player to sync with portable storage devices.

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