Disable the Download Maps Manager Service

The Download Maps Manager (MapsBroker) service is not started and is causing alerts in the Server Dashboard. This service just starts on demand and is normally not running. There are various ways to disable the service, as on a server it’s very rare that the Mapsbroker service is actually used.

What you get and what you want

1) Disable in Command Prompt:
SC Stop “MapsBroker” && SC Config “MapsBroker” Start= Disabled

Disabled Maps Manager in the Command Prompt

If the Service is already stopped and you get error [SC] ControlService FAILED 1062: The service has not been started, use only:

SC Config “MapsBroker” Start= Disabled

[SC] ControlService FAILED 1062
2) Disable in Powershell (as admin):

Get-Service -Name MapsBroker | Set-Service -StartupType Disabled -Confirm:$false

Disable Mapsmanager in Powershell

3) Disable using GPO:

Group Policy Manager Editor – Computer Configuration – Policies – Windows Settings – Security Settings – System Services – Download Maps Manager and Disable.

Group Policy Management Editor – Disable Downloaded Maps Manager Service GPO

4) Disable in services.msc

Right-click the start-button, select run and type: services.msc (or click start and type services.msc), scroll down to Downloaded Maps Manager, right-click and click properties. Selected Disabled under Startup Type and click apply. If the service is running at the time, click the stop button.

  1. Disable MapsService in services.msc

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