Windows 7 - Disable the Portable Device Enumerator service

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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.
Published by jad05. Latest update on May 17, 2013 at 10:42 AM by deri58.
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