Learn how to disable Windows SideShow in Windows 7.
If you enable this policy setting, the Windows SideShow Control Panel will be disabled and data from Windows SideShow-compatible gadgets (applications) will not be sent to connected devices.
If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Windows SideShow is on by default.
Disable Windows SideShow
- Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.
Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.
- Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then select Windows SideShow in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Turn off Windows SideShow in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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