svchost.exe - Service - Portable Media Serial Number

Q

Can I disable Windows service "Portable Media Serial Number" to speedup my computer?

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A
Windows service "Portable Media Serial Number" - Retrieves the serial number of any portable music player connected to your computer.

Execution command: C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

It is very unlikely that you need this type of service, so disable "Portable Media Serial Number", freeing up at least 1MB of memory.

Follow our Disabling Windows Service tutorial, if you want to disable this service.

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