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