MCSTRM.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system


If you like me and have been annoyed by the following message showing up on system reboots:

 

Log Name:      System
Source:        Application Popup
Event ID:      1060
Level:         Error
Description:
\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\MCSTRM.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

 

Crappy Real Player Virtual Path Manager is responsible for this error:

 

 

 

Unfortunately there isn’t really a way to uninstall this silly thing and it doesn’t show up in Services Console so I’ve ended up going to the registry and setting startup type to Disabled (4)

 

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