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Disable animation at Windows Media Center startup


Want to win a handful of seconds by removing the boot jingle in Windows Media Center? Follow this ultra-fast tip that will allow you to directly open the main menu of the application.

Locate the Windows Media Center icon via the start Menu and right click Properties.

Capture d'écran - Propriétés de Media Center
Screenshot — Media Center Properties

In the field Target, add the following command: /nostartupanimation. In the end, you will get the following title:

%windir%\EHOME\ehshell.exe/nostartupanimation

To validate, click for the first time on Apply then on OK. Now launch the Media Center and notice the disappearance of the logo and background music at startup.

Windows Media Center followers will appreciate this manipulation especially in the situation where we forgot to set the recording of a film...

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