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#1 cfourkays

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:58 PM

Removed a bunch of malware from a Windows 7 PC using Malwarebytes.

After cleaning, and probably before, PC was extremely slow.
Found wmpnetwk hogging all the CPU, 40 to 50 %.

Stopped and set to Manual the "Windows Media Player Network Sharing SErvice" but every time I rebooted, it started again.
I finally "Disabled" it and it seems to stay that way.
I'm turning the PC lose to my customer but my question is will it stay disabled or is there something else I have to do.
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Posted 15 August 2012 - 08:33 PM

Hello... the wmpnetwk is Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.
Its a part of Windows Media 11. Sometimes Media Player 11 will share media between different computers on the same network, and share media with the XBox 360..


It will stay disabled.
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 10:10 AM

It will stay disabled.

Unless the customer turns it back on. :whistle: You never know what the customer is going to do once they get their machine back home.
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