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Windows 7: Disabling Media Center

18 May 2014   #1
LasVegas

Windows 7 Home
 
 
Disabling Media Center

My laptop seems to have a mind of it's own as it changed my desktop and I am constant in the Media Center please how do I disable....thank you


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18 May 2014   #2
3D Jed

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

Sounds like you have more problems than media center, but if you really want to disable WMC go to

control panel
programs and features
turn windows features on or off

see screenshot

-disable_wmc.jpg

then reboot


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18 May 2014   #3
LasVegas

Windows 7 Home
 
 

I appreciate the reply...problem is that when I click on the suggested site to disable the media center the various options do not show it goes straight to the media center ....I'm losing my mind with this
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19 May 2014   #4
3D Jed

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

It's possible that WMC has somehow been set to start when Windows starts. Try clicking the WMC green button top left and go

Tasks
Settings
General
Startup and Window behavior
and make sure Start WMC when Windows starts is unchecked

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20 May 2014   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7 H-Prem-x64 Linux-M-Mate-x64 Win-8.1-10tp-x64
 
 

Windows features on or off,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/5023-windows-features-turn-off.html

Clean boot,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
Click Start and type in the search box,
msconfig
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,
Cheers.
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