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Windows 7: Windows Media Player sharing my music without permission?

17 Apr 2012   #1
mikeymikec

Windows 7 HP 64-bit
 
 
Windows Media Player sharing my music without permission?

On my machine, in Network & Sharing Centre > Advanced Sharing Settings, media sharing is disabled.

The 'Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service' is also disabled.

However, when a Vista machine was on my network, a pop-up appeared, saying "Windows Media Player found: MY-PC" (where MY-PC is the name of my machine). How can I stop this from happening?


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17 Apr 2012   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

in wmp there is a stream tab, between organize and create playlist , click it and it will open a pop up, select more options and then the allow or disallow sharing your media with " my -pc" should be in there,or the vista machine .depending which one you are using.
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17 Apr 2012   #3
mikeymikec

Windows 7 HP 64-bit
 
 

It was all already off (went into all three options, selecting 'off', or observing an option to 'turn on media sharing'), yet the Vista machine still gets the pop-up whenever I start WMP.

I also notice that WMP is opening a port, UDP 51631.

Win7 HP 64 SP1, all updates.
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17 Apr 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

could it actually share the content, or is it just recognizing the computer as they were once linked in the network.
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