What Is User OOBE Broker? How Do I Disable It?

What Is User OOBE Broker How Do I Disable It

We’ll discuss what the OOBE broker does, how to turn it off, and whether or not there are any risks associated with disabling it.

We had a client ring us yesterday for a quick question – a process has been running in the background and she was really tempted to shut her system down – thinking it could be a virus/malware. We comforted her saying that it was normal to have that process and that it was a part of the Windows OS.

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I am a computer engineer holding a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, complemented by a Master's in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde, Scotland. I currently work as a Senior IT Consultant in Melbourne, Australia. With over 15 years of...