Disable Pop-up Remote Control for Bluetooth Audio Sound Source

I am trying to disable the Taskbar pop-up for the Bluetooth Audio Source and Remote Control. I currently have an iPod Touch connect by Bluetooth to use my Windows 8.1 PC's speakers as the output. Every time it changes a track it creates this blue Taskbar pop-up with playback controls and song info.

This knocks the computer out of any full-screen Desktop program its running and flickers back and forth between the desktop and the program, before returning to the desktop Program I'm in. I have tried disabling the Remote Control and Remotely Controllable Device services, which worked exactly once. I have also attempted to move the window to a second screen but it always resets its position to the primary monitor. I have also set both Windows Explorer (Bluetooth Devices) and Bluetooth Stack COM Server (Remote control iPod Touch) to Hide icon and notifications. The Control pop-up itself only has buttons for Shuffle, Repeat, Change Dialog Size, and Disconnect.

I'm am looking for a way to kill this dialog pop-up.

To be clear. This in the Windows internal service for playing Audio from a Bluetooth music player through the computer Speakers. This is not playing computer audio to a wireless speaker. Music is going from my iPod to Windows.

The specific control program is BTStackServer.exe in the WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software.

The iPod has been setup as a Multimedia (Entertainment) Device in Devices and Printers.

 

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Last updated April 11, 2019 Views 1,405 Applies to:
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I Disabled the pop up on windows 7 for my iPod by going to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.  I thin right clicked on the device and went to the services tab. Unchecking Remote Control and Remotely Controllable Device seems to have disabled this pop up for me.

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