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Windows Media Player 11 slows computer down.


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#1 tyroto411

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Posted 11 October 2008 - 04:38 PM

So the last few days Wmp has been causing my whole computer and internet to run ridiculously slow. This has never happened before for as long as I have owned it. What could be wrong?

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 11 October 2008 - 05:21 PM

Well...how do you know that WMP 11 is the "cause" or is that just guesswork?

If it is indeed such...uninstalling it seems like a possible solution. At the worst, uninstall/reinstall.

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 07:51 AM

Well whenever I open WMP my resource manager skyrockets and everything moves at a snails pace once the music starts.

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 11:16 AM

http://www.kensavage.com/archives/how-to-u...edia-player-11/

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 02:47 PM

I did that and rolled back to 10 but the problem continues. Any other suggestions??

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 02:49 PM

have you tried disabling the WMP network which is on by defualt

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 03:51 PM

Open Task Manager (control-alt-delete).

Click on Processes tab, click the top of the CPU column so that the order is from highest to lowest usage.

Open WMP and tell me what the CPU reading is for WMP when it opens and when it plays a song.

Better yet...tell what process has the highest CPU usage?

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 01:32 AM

I'm still having the same problem & tried requested solutions to no avail .......

WMP
CPU : 27
Mem Usage : 77,000 - 130,00

Other

System Idle Process
CPU : 59
Mem Usage : 16

System
CPU : 13
Mem Usage : 220

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 02:10 AM

Ok...i took a friend's advice & used a software called ...Registry Cure...& IT WORKED!

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 05:40 PM

.Registry Cure. Your a very lucky person and your computer thanks you for being so lucky. Did you do as hamluis suggested, uninstall/reinstall. Also make sure that any thing before 11 is removed like it should be when you install 11. Some time this happens when all programs are not shut down when you down load a new program.

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Posted 28 May 2009 - 06:31 PM

WOW...i spoke too soon.... :thumbsup: :flowers: It worked for a while, like 10 minutes then slowed my computer down like before.

"Did you do as hamluis suggested, uninstall/reinstall. Also make sure that any thing before 11 is removed like it should be when you install 11. Some time this happens when all programs are not shut down when you down load a new program."

I did do as hamluis suggested.......even b4 using reg Cure.......I uninstalled & wmp rollback completed But to NO AVAIL...I Also disabled the WMP network but my computer still slows down after a few short minutes.

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 02:54 AM

Could give us the specs of your computer/ cpu, ram, video card ect.




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