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The reason that I ask this is that I find media center sound is very low quality. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Apps & Software Today's Posts How do I completely stop windows media player 12 from running in the backgroundever? Now I know that alot of you reading this might quickly point the finger to the walkman installing software or some rubbish on to my computer but hold your horses. Sunday, March 02, 2008 7:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I just started having this problem the other day.  The day I bought a new Logitech Media http://ps3coderz.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-here-at-last.php

hope this helps.I completely dumped firefox for now and will keep using Google's Chrome Browser, been using it for a couple months now and haven't even opened forefox or explorer since, so i Did someone say go to linux? Click here it's easy and free. 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

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This year, however, I have Windows 10. But wenn i diconnect the smartphone or close Activ Sync also the Media Player closed complet Saturday, April 12, 2008 5:23 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I When the phone is attached then WMPlayer does not exit cleanly. Friday, March 07, 2008 8:21 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  LazyAdmin888 wrote: It's definitively FireFox Ver 2.0.0.12 causing the weird behavior of the Windows Media Player 11.Definitely

Is this dangerous? You can find it by having explorer show hidden files and folders. Once I found that my keyboard layout switcher (from a third party called Punto Switcher) made this trouble. This happens during all times of operation; web surfing, program running (iTunes, Media Monkey, Microsoft Word), and even sitting idle on the desktop.

Some people experienced the same problem with WMP9 and under XP. Windows Media Player Command Line Tuesday, April 01, 2008 2:16 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I'm having the same problem with WMP playing in background with Visa Ultimate.   I don't have Wednesday, October 01, 2008 7:10 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  zachd [MSFT] wrote:   If the player doesn't close itself, that means that some process has told Below are the logs from the programs instructed upon in your first post.

The problem was triggered by Readyboost. My Birthday present...Sony Walkman (Mp3 player) 1GbMix together the culprits and you get a problem with windows media player. I have posted my recent Hijack This log below. WMP just appears to pop up for no apparent reason.

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No input is needed, the scan is running. Remember the damage is done anytime your system is touched by a logitech keyboard with these features, whether you install OEM drivers from the CD or from Microsoft, and it will Windows Media Player Start Minimized R0 iusb3hcs;Intel USB 3.0 Host Controller Switch Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\iusb3hcs.sys [2013-1-2 19264] R2 Stereo Service;NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe [2013-1-18 383264] R3 iusb3hub;Intel USB 3.0 Hub Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\iusb3hub.sys [2013-1-2 357184] As for xfire and a few of the other suggestions, i have no idea, quite possibly...

Windows Media Player 11 keeps playing after closed But the interesting thing is that I dont even have the gadget turned on yet it shows up in the processes... this contact form Thursday, January 31, 2008 5:08 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote  This happened to me also. Feb 11, 2010 #3 treetops TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 1,969 +169 I have to use a program called labsims, and it will not work with vlc or mpc. I'd be more than happy tore-postcorrectly.

Aug 8, 2005 how do I make windows media player my default? Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links if you no longer have it available. It seems that different applications can cause this problem with WMP, Punto Switcher, for example, as I mentioned above. have a peek here And as it doesn't normally do, the damn player keeps playing.

What about disks in your drives? "The Machine Stops", by E. maybe this might help some people narrow thier search. I recently installed a thumb drive as Readyboost and started having the same problem described above.

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Quit other programs, and then try again. i'm also using the latest 3.02 driver so the bug is still in the logitech software. At the moment here is the following code I've written.--------------------------------start /MIN "wmplayer.exe" "C:\Users\Owner\Desktop\wavFiles\8point1.wav"timeout /T 3taskkill/IM "wmplayer.exe"------------------------------------------------The problem with this code is that the WMP window does show and does not even Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:11 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Mike's resolution worked for me.  Thanks Mike!!!!

Worked for me. Wednesday, October 01, 2008 9:41 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote this worked for me on the 2 computers that were running XP"Windows key"+"R" type="msconfig"click on the "Services" click (End Process) When starting WMP up again and then closing, the problem was and is still gone. Check This Out To make it possible windows media player has to be running.

Canada Local time:03:40 PM Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:28 AM Was it this "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{79FB5FC8-44B9-4AF5-BADD-CCE547F953E5}" that was causing my issue? When I close WMP, it disappears fromt he applications tab but stays in the processes tab and I continue to hear audio. PLEASe help!! Monday, July 26, 2010 9:31 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I use a G15 and the issue seems to develop around the slideshow mechanism.

Friday, March 07, 2008 7:37 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  LazyAdmin888 wrote:  Captnwolfy wrote: So what was it. Google Chrome 25.0.1364.172 Google Chrome 26.0.1410.43 ````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````

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Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 11% Defragment your hard drive soon! (Do NOT defrag After changing it to manual wmpnetwk.exe kept popping up causing my core to raise to 50, now that I turned it back to disabled that no longer pops up. Proposed as answer by afosawips Saturday, January 09, 2010 4:18 AM Friday, January 01, 2010 11:02 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I think I found an answer

I do experience this issue.   I think that about covers all the previous suggestions as to the cause (not just yours)   If I click the STOP button in WMP, I installed instacodec, no dice, but I'm not sure what I was supposed to do with it once it was installed. I think it might cause this side effect. In iTunes when I try to play a song nothing happens when I press play, … Recommended Articles Please help me remove this cyclops alien icon from my desktop!

My laptop is primarily used for surfing. I've used Hijack This! Also I have no form of media streaming turned on. TechSpot is a registered trademark.