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Windows 7: Problem with wmpnetwk.exe

15 Oct 2012   #1

vista home preminum
Problem with wmpnetwk.exe

Recently I have experienced WMP running this wmpnetwk.exe.About 4 min. or so after booting it starts and uses 85% of ram and high processor usage.I have turned off all network sharing(I think) with no effect.I had to disable the service to get it to stop. I even restored to before the problem began with no effect.
There is no apparent reason since I have not used WMP recently;
Any advice or suggested solution.....

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17 Oct 2012   #2

Windows Vista

One of the posts on the forum Is wmpnetwk.exe safe? How to remove a wmpnetwk error? I suppose you might have the same problem as described:

I had CPU load issues alot are describing, also scanning folders for media would stop and never complete (which also immediately seemed to cause the CPU stress). It turns out it was a single video file WMP was having a problem with when scanning folders for media to share. I assume it couldn't read it properly and hung as a result. Try scanning for media in specific directories instead of the entire video library at once (luckily it was in the first folder I scanned :P ). Once deleted my CPU load issues were gone and all media scanned/shared properly.
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18 Oct 2012   #3

vista home preminum

Thanks I'll give it a try
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