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Windows 7: wmplayer process "resurrects" itself and hogs 50% CPU

22 Dec 2010   #11

Windows Vista 64bit

I created this account just to say thank you. This thead is almost 2 years old, but it has proven invaluable to me. The resurrecting wmplayer has been SO frustrating! I can't believe it all stems from my beautiful G15 keyboard

Thanks again, Whiternoise.

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23 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Dude thanks so much, this fixed it for me finally! I had been looking for a solution to this issue for hell probably over a year now off and on and never found the solution till now. Thanks so much yo!
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22 Feb 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 NL

Same problem here with the G15 , tkx mblitch.
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23 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate & OSX 10.6

Had the same problem with the G13. Thanks a bunch.
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24 Feb 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You are a Legend.
This problem has bugged me for years.
Created an account just to say thanks
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23 Mar 2011   #16

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I knew the reason was my g13 sideshow for nearly three month now but I didn't know about the option in the control panel... I was a little blind I think... (this is hard to find btw, as long as I didnt include "wmp sideshow" to the search it would jsut come up with unsolved long dead threads)
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16 Apr 2011   #17

Windows 7 Professional x64

another googler created account to rep this as well. thanks!
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15 Jun 2011   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Also googled this up. Wanted to say thanks! I'm using the Logitech G510, and had the same problem. I wondered why my computer had been running so poorly for the last four months. Thanks so much!
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12 Jul 2011   #19

Windows 7

Thanks so much OP, i was wondering why it was running so sloppy and why i couldnt end the WMP process,just kept popping back up...

Also a logitech G15 owner by the way.

Like others,just a googler looking for a answer to this and your solution worked,i made this account to say thanks.

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20 Dec 2011   #20

Windows 7 Pro x64

This thread needs to be bumped again.

Using a G110 with the same issue and solved by turning it off in sideshow.

Why this hasn't been fixed no one knows.
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