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How to fix wmpnetwk.exe problem in Windows 7 By dwarkarao
Let us start with knowing what is wmpnetwk.exe service. It is a service which is required for sharing streaming videos in a network using Windows Media Player.
It uses the system resources to about 90 percent and that too when you are not even using it. To check it :
1. Press ctrl+alt+del and click on the process tab.
2. Look for wmpnetwk.exe and look for the memory it uses
You will find that it uses a memory up to 5 MB to 10 MB.
The best way to resolve this problem is to disable this service forever but for few people who need this service then there is a fix for them which is explained in the below steps.
Step 1: Go to start and type “services.msc” in search panel.
Step 2: Look for “Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service” service in the window.
Step 3: Right click on the service and click on “STOP”
Step 4: Once the service gets stopped right click on the service again and select “Properties”
Step 5: In the properties window select the Startup type as Manual.
Step 6: Restart the computer.
Step 7: Once the computer gets started then go back to the properties and select the Startup type as “Automatic”
That’s all, the problem is resolved. Now you can use this service without any issues.