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My Windows Media Player 11 Keeps Opening Up!


Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Either use Task Manager -> Services tab or Computer Management -> Services and Applications -> Services. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 boopme boopme To Insanity and Beyond Global Moderator 67,157 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:NJ USA Local The trouble is I can't seem to find anything in the options, so no matter how many times I keep disabling WMP from the start up menu, when I re-start my

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Thank you. What about disks in your drives?That's what's so baffling - I'm not running anything else - no disks inserted/running, nothing playing/running in the background. A friend told me (computer wise) to go to add/remove programs, and on the 3rd group down on left side, go to Windows Compnents, and uncheck Windows Media Player, which I

Windows Media Player Keeps Popping Up Windows 10

You can't actually uninstall WMP 11 from Vista, can you? WMP is still open. Thanks, skc7 Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. I have done all possible solutions that i can come up with and scans/cleaning doesn't stop it.

  1. WMP just appears to pop up for no apparent reason.
  2. Music, Pictures & Video Media player opens but audio or video file won’t playFor the past several months, I've been having problems getting audio and video files to start playing, i.e.
  3. Top cphite Posts: 1041 Joined: Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:27 pm UTC Re: Windows Media Player keeps opening when I start up PC Quote Postby cphite » Thu Sep 13, 2012
  4. Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator) A black screen will appear and then

My laptop is primarily used for surfing. This happens even in safe mode. (All the program icons now have an inward-pointing arrow on them.) I can't access the internet via my browsers even in safe mode. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba/PSPGSA-01G003 OS windows 7 home premium 32bit rdevo View Public Profile Find More Posts by rdevo . 08 Jun 2012 #2 Arc Microsoft Windows Windows Media Center Keeps Popping Up Virus Ck'd tools, connect to internet, was UN checked already.I have removed program, from add/remove and also unchecked it in computer components, 3rd tab down in add/remove programs.

It stops everything you do and will minimize games. Wait for a few minutes. Last night I ran a bootable scanner, f-disk recovery, and it reported two problems that it renamed as viruses in my (boot log?): sda3/users/daw4/AppData/Local/emp/W25ece/crack.exe.virus sda3/users/daw4/AppData/Local/emp/W2e08a/crack.exe.virus I thought that meant they deleted I believe you have corrupt Registry Key, (I'm assuming).

It seems to fix the problem. How To Uninstall Windows Media Player Back to top #14 boopme boopme To Insanity and Beyond Global Moderator 67,157 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:NJ USA Local time:11:59 PM Posted 20 October 2010 - 08:38 PM Some types A text file will open in your default text editor.Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.Click Close to exit the program.If you have a problem downloading, In other words, it's a bogus (as in trojan/virus) version of explorer.exe.

How To Stop Windows Media Player From Opening

Get Autoruns from http://www.sysinternals.com ; it probes a much more exhaustive range of places where auto-starting programs may lurk.To take a wild guess, perhaps you have some device that launches WMP Your best home is to just delete it. Windows Media Player Keeps Popping Up Windows 10 It appears that the virus is preventing me from accessing the internet even in safe mode. Windows Media Center Keeps Popping Up Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Win Media Player-XP Constantly opens iteself by

Click here to Register a free account now! Then, there's a couple of ads. It seems to open up when the laptop is jolted slightly ...... To exit that app, run (Note that "/Close" is case sensitive): C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe /Close To make it not run again, open the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences\HME and set the DWORD How To Stop Windows Media Player From Automatically Playing

I've fixed a similar issue where a bad driver was making the PC think that the "play music" button was being pushed.It had already crossed my mind that I might be y do you say that i have been surfing Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top p0oper89 Posts: 111 This post has been reported. @sk7: As jack mentioned you Now, I am a spritely but getting older senior citizen so if I have left... If you click the CPU column header twice, it will list processes in order of which process is most CPU active at any one time, and if a process becomes active

Turn media player off, and see what happens. Power Media Player The controller is plugged into a USB port. All rights reserved.

Incidentally, it doesn't make any difference how I answered the SpyBot message (allow or deny), Media Player continues to open on it's own and I cannot close it permanently.

Thanks for your thought and time. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. It seems to open up when the laptop is jolted slightly ...... Avg Reboot into Safe Mode with NetworkingHow to start Windows in Safe Mode>>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it.

Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. It only stays open (don't know how I am even getting this to you now,?!)I have not played any music in months, did download Oprah music, cannot find those to delete. It is easy enough to check. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-media/solved-help-all-programs-now-opening-in-windows-media-player.html Another possibility is whether some program you have has options to set key strokes to open this or that program, such as WMP, and you just happen to use those keystrokes

I am guessing that if WMP is doing something, then you can turn the sound off, minimize the window, and start working.If it cannot play music tracks, then I suspect this Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. In other words, I have not found any way to close it permanently. i have an lenovo u330 on windows vista home premium sp2.

I'll see if I can figure out how to update it on my laptop and then open the updated version in dos. To test this, find wmplayer.exe in yourC:\Program files\Windows Media Player folder and rename that file to something like wmplayer.old .If you cannot do that in Normal mode because WMP keeps interfering, I also live in Oklahoma, just like Helen and i have been fighting with this problem since the beginning of April. The virus won't let me access the internet, when I choose safe mode with networking.

If this happens for all .exe and shortcuts (.LNK) files, then you might see if downloading and merging these in the tutorial below to restore their default associations may help.