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Windows 7: WMP caused my system hang

16 Feb 2009   #21


Having the same issue with wmp, just installed PowerISO and right after a reboot wmp wont open at all and seems to have an effect when i try to power down. keeps getting stuck on shutting programs down.

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17 Feb 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Mmmm....until today I thought that my system is probably corrupted,but after I did a fresh install,I see that I have the same "simptoms".and I+m not the only one who can't sove this all alone.
What to say about WMP and Media Center,both together?I have to say that I really like both of them,and I'm using them to open my MP3s.I have problem with them,but it's just on first opening.Once,when I make a playlist everything goes smooth without a problem,and DVD or divX?I can play it,but I feel that they are "heavy" on CPU,I felt it before in XP and I feel it now in win7.I hoped that things'll be a little bit "easier" in win7,but they are not.I picked just one desktop gadget and it's CPU and RAM meter because I like to know what's happening "down there",and I want to know it in the same moment when I look at the screen.CPU meter shows what we all know and that is the WMP is a lot "heavier" then some other multimedia apps,and even I like it personally,I have to admit that there are a lot of not so heavy,and even free apps,and in some situations it's better not to use WMP,even if you have enough CPU power and RAM.Personally,I got 5600Mhz x2 CPU and 4 GB of RAM inside(I think that's pretty enough) but I'm still avoiding it sometimes.
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05 Mar 2009   #23

Windows 7 X64

I have had the same problem. Cause of problem for my PC is Technical preview of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7. I uninstall it and PowerIso 4, WMP, Media Center works O.K. Install another antivirus and still works very well. May be this post helps you.
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05 Mar 2009   #24

Windows 7

You'r right, but I can't uninstall my graphic driver...

When I uninstall it, no problem occurs with WMP but by install, system crush again...

So, hope for any other solution...
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06 Mar 2009   #25

Windows 7 X64

If you have ATI graphic card take Catalist 9.1 for Vista, it works perfect with Windows 7 7000 X64. Run it and Catalist install manager uninstall previous version of driver first and then install 9.1.
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