How do i disable Media Center in Vista 64 ultimate

Posted on 2007-10-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
i hate this thing, how do i get media center off my PC? Vista 64 ultimate
Question by:steadfast9661
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    by:Alan Henderson
    As far as I'm aware you can't.
    You can use vLite to make a new installation DVD without WMP on it.

    It may help others to answer your question if you explain why you need to remove it.

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    It seems to randomly start up, which kills any dx game going at the time.
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    by:Alan Henderson
    Here's a guide to disabling Vista services:

    The short version:
    Start the Run box by pressing Windows key + R > type: services.msc
    Press enter.

    and here's a list of services which you can or can't disable:
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    Disable/uninstall vista windows media center
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    steadfast9661, any feedback?
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