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Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Meander » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:39 pm

I haven't tried this myself but there seems to be a lot of faith in it around the interweb thingy:

http://defaultprogramseditor.com/

It's a small exe, that doesn't need installation. It can help you change autoplay handlers in win7 and more.

Worth a try, if all else is failing.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Lowlander » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:06 am

Samazama wrote:Media Monkey will not stop sticking its nose around when I plug in my iPhone 5.
This is a Windows AutoPlay setting, not MediaMonkey. Windows is starting MediaMonkey when you insert the iPhone.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Meander » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:59 am

@ Samazama

Something to try.

Go to \Program Files\MediaMonkey\Plugins and move the file d_iPhone.dll to some other folder (for safe keeping) outside of any MM folders.

Insert the iPhone. Does that solve the problem?

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Samazama » Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:56 pm

Media Monkey will not stop sticking its nose around when I plug in my iPhone 5. I have performed all the above solutions multiple times and it STILL KEEPS OPENING WHEN I PLUG IN MY iPhone. This is now officially really annoying, and it seems like the best solution is looking like getting rid of Media Monkey. So, unless MM can give me a permanent fix, I'm going to uninstall MM and use another media player.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by purplegroove » Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:31 am

Thank you ! This was so annoying.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Bart » Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:08 am

Ashik,

It works! Thanks.

Wonder why this has to be fixed this way.
MM should take care of this.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by hitNrun » Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:21 pm

After having this exact issue with Win 7 and a 4.x version of MediaMonkey recently installed, I've found a different fix that might be a better option than deleting device drivers as has been suggested. Windows can be very unforgiving when one is deleted and the system has corrupted or missing/misplaced device files or other 'hiccups', and it refuses to re-install them at all.

This method requires that you have admin privileges, as it deals with editing the registry.

1. Open regedit.exe ('run as administrator'), and locate the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\KnownDevices

2. Under that entry will be another one called "MediaMonkeyDeviceHandler". Right-click on that entire branch in the left-hand pane, and select "Rename".

3. When the entry can be edited, add some text to it without deleting the current name, i.e., "OLD.MediaMonkeyDeviceHandler". This allows you to re-edit to enable it later if you choose to restore the functionality.

4. Restart Windows, plug in your device (Apple or otherwise), and the autoplay is disabled.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Bsamson2501 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:13 pm

Ashik wrote:The solution is this: plug in iPhone and exit MM.

Go to Device Manager/Portable Devices/iPhone

Delete it (right click)

Disconnect then reconnect iPhone

it will now AutoPlay normally after reinstalling device driver.

Thank you.


Thank you Ashik, you seem to the be the only one that provided a workable solution because you READ THE POST and you were able to comprehend and solve the problem with a simple answer. There's nothing more frustrating than posting waste of time "solutions"

Thank you again SIR!

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Mark5000 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:03 pm

Ashik:

Genius! Thank you.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Targis » Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:31 am

Ashik wrote:The solution is this: plug in iPhone and exit MM.

Go to Device Manager/Portable Devices/iPhone

Delete it (right click)

Disconnect then reconnect iPhone

it will now AutoPlay normally after reinstalling device driver.

Thank you.


Worked perfectly....Thankyou Ashik!!

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by dieu » Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:30 pm

The boys at Ventis Media really want to control the iPhone experience. Man, you have to jump through hoops to prevent a total take-over by MediaMonkey. Version 3 was way better...

Ashik wrote:The solution is this: plug in iPhone and exit MM.

Go to Device Manager/Portable Devices/iPhone

Delete it (right click)

Disconnect then reconnect iPhone

it will now AutoPlay normally after reinstalling device driver.

Thank you.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Ashik » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:15 pm

The solution is this: plug in iPhone and exit MM.

Go to Device Manager/Portable Devices/iPhone

Delete it (right click)

Disconnect then reconnect iPhone

it will now AutoPlay normally after reinstalling device driver.

Thank you.

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by stevesplatto » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:10 am

I have the same issue.
I change the autoplay setting, save and the next time I connect the iPhone it resets to automatically starting MediaMonkey
Very Frustrating
s

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by ratavaz » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:33 am

How come people seem not to read posting before replaying?

I have the same problem stated by monkeydude461 and Flavio.
Followed the steps in ehow.com page (which by the way I already knew).
Now the settings for Autostart are "Ask me every time"
Once I plug in my iPhone again the settings are automatically reset to "sync with MediaMonkey".

Does anyone really know how to get rid of this feature?

Thanks

Re: Stop MediaMonkey from start up when plug in iphone

Post by Lowlander » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:34 pm

It's a Windows setting and not a MediaMonkey one. You'll need to follow the instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_5338935_stop-au ... ndows.html

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