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Windows 7: What's the Deal with WMPnetwk.exe?

03 Aug 2010   #1
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
What's the Deal with WMPnetwk.exe?

Only happened today. My fans started going at 100% when I wasn't at the computer. Had a look in resource monitor & saw that wmpnetwk.exe was using over 20% of the cpu.

Didn't know what was going on so I rebooted. WMP started up again. This time I terminated it at the resource monitor. After a few seconds it started again.

Checked my network connection, nothing going on there.

After 5 minutes or so it turned itself off.

What is going on?

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03 Aug 2010   #2


there is a few threads regarding this issue, it is wmp12's way to share stuff if u have a media extender.
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03 Aug 2010   #3
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011

Did a search before & came up with nothing. Must have typed it wrong. Thanks.
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