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In case of Windows Vista Home Premium or,Vista Ultimate:- Click Start, click Run, type: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player, and then click OK. Left by Jim on May 24, 2009 6:45 PM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center Thanks! Reply Brent Trahan says: March 13, 2009 at 8:26 am Thanks for that tip David. Subscribe to our RSS feed! Source

Ask your computer question now. Email: (never displayed)*Email is optional, but if you enter one at least make sure it is valid. (will show your gravatar) Comment: *I do want to hear your thoughts. Disabling the Service Open the Start menu and type ‘services.msc' Accept the UAC warning Find the service called Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service, right-click on it, and select Stop from Is there an easy way of disabling it? https://www.vistax64.com/vista-music-pictures-video/130934-delete-folders-windows-media-center-library.html

Disable Media Center Using Group Policy Note: This process uses Group Policy Editor which is not available in Home versions of Windows 7. Then the box next to Windows Media Center will be empty…click OK. The term is a combination of the Greek word for pulse, "sphygmos", and the French word for pressure meter, "manomètre". Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This meant that, when I pointed the Media Center to the new location of all of my files, I was left with duplicate entries of my files, only half of which Left by Glenn on Dec 24, 2009 10:43 AM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center I have tried the same thing. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-windows_programs/deactivation-or-removal-of-windows-mediacenter-for/e4292af2-d35e-4f46-aae8-30fe4bf0260f MESSAGES LOG IN Log in Facebook Google Email No account yet?

Please help me! Left by Tom of Sussex on Feb 12, 2009 1:26 PM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! Note Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database. Again you’ll need to wait while it’s configured, but when it’s done, a restart is not required.

Left by zaViRus on Feb 27, 2009 3:55 PM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center Very helpful - thanks a lot! Leave a Donation Help support the costs of hosting this website by donating a little bit. Check off the shared folder(s) you want Windows Media Center to watch. Left by Basil on Apr 10, 2013 4:13 AM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center THANKS SO MUCH THIS WAS A HEADACHE...

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All rights reserved. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search Uninstall, Disable, or Remove Windows 7 Media Center Although Windows 7 Media Center has improved a lot over previous versions of Windows, but you might Notify me of new posts by email. have a peek here Uncheck the folder(s) you want Windows Media Center to stop watching and then select Next.

Select Stop watching a folder and then select Next. Just click on whichever one has the word feature in it. 4 Look for "Turn Windows Features On or Off". Then Uncheck Windows Media Center… You’ll get a verification message making sure you want to disable it, click Yes.

i have reiindexed the WMC library.

WMC must have a different database that I have to delete. I readded the folders I wanted and everything has worked fine since. Link to disable WMC difarn 12:21 02 Feb 13 When an SD card is inserted is there a box asking what program you want to open it? Now if a user tries to launch WMC they will get the following message.

Maybe even a small app. Maybe you can come to wikiHow too! 10 Reboot your computer. Restart Windows Media Player. http://controlpanelsource.com/vista-home/vista-home-premium-xp-pro-workgroup.html This procedure removed all of the unwanted (or invalid) folders that I could not remove before and I re-added the folders I wanted.

Open settings under Tasks in Windows Media Center. A message saying you must restart the computer will pop up. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK ARM vs. Parsons, Christopher. (2012). “Brief: Social Networking and Canadian Privacy Law: Jurisdiction, Retention, and Disclosure,” Parliamentary Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics Committee, December 2012. © 2017 Technology, Thoughts & Trinkets Theme

To finally disable Windows Media Center, un-check the box by clicking it. 7 Click "Yes" on the warning dialog box. On the left hand panel click on Turn Windows Features on or off. Start Type: Default in search box Change Auto Play settings Choose Default Programs Click on Programs Click on the file extension you want to highlight it Click the change program The FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.

Answer this question Flag as... Parsons, Christopher; Savirimuthu, Joseph; Wipond, Rob; McArthur, Kevin. (2012). “ANPR: Code and Rhetorics of Compliance,” in European Journal of Law and Technology 3(3). which doesn't solve anything. Navigate to the folder you want Windows Media Center to watch by selecting the + signs to drill down to it if needed and then check it off.

David Canova says: March 13, 2009 at 12:07 am Remove Unwanted Folders from Library in Windows Media Center FOUND SOLUTION TO KNOWN BUG It seems there is a known bug in How do I get rid of Windows Media Center completely? Thanks for voting! Subscribe to this guide's comments RSS feed.

Select Add folders on this computer and then select Next. Left by Glenn on Dec 24, 2009 10:02 AM # re: Remove Folders from Library in Windows Media Center I deleted the files as directed.