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I need help. I just reinstall Windows 7. I realize Windows Media Player can't complete close/exit. I try it on Task Manager\\Processes and End Process, but wmplayer.exe keep reloading/ reopening the process.

Anyone know how to completely close it when I hit the x buttom on top?

Thanks in advance.
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Nope I've got the same problem...

Really annoying when your porn keeps on going in the background...
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Nope I've got the same problem...

Really annoying when your porn keeps on going in the background...
Lol. Thread won in single post.

On topic, do you have any USB drives attached? Try removing them and see if that helps. Kill WMPSideshowgadget.exe if it's running. Go to your Default Programs > Program Acccess and Computer Defaults Try unchecking Windows Media Center. See if any of those work.
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The only usbs attach are keyboard and mouse. This is very annoying and uses 30mb of ram. I had this problem when i was using RC. I thought this is a new feature, but it's not. I didn't have this problem when the first time I install Win 7 RTM.
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The wmp has a lot of bugs, if not is working. Just switch to mediamonkey
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The only usbs attach are keyboard and mouse. This is very annoying and uses 30mb of ram. I had this problem when i was using RC. I thought this is a new feature, but it's not. I didn't have this problem when the first time I install Win 7 RTM.
Not to flame... but 30mb? Oh noes

I can't tell you dude, I always just force terminate the process
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Not to flame... but 30mb? Oh noes

I can't tell you dude, I always just force terminate the process
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Nope I've got the same problem...

Really annoying when your porn keeps on going in the background...


On topic. Okay, you shouldnt use wmp, it sucks and it's full of god damn bugs. Use GOM player or something else, just not WMP.
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On topic, first, you shouldnt use wmp, it sucks and it's full of god damn bugs. Use GOM player or something else, just not WMP.
Yeahh really. Use Media Player Classic Home Cinema!
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Not to flame... but 30mb? Oh noes

I can't tell you dude, I always just force terminate the process
I don't know what it's doing on the background, it may use cpu or reading the disk.

I try to terminate the process in Task Manager, but it re-run automatically.
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On topic. Okay, you shouldnt use wmp, it sucks and it's full of god damn bugs. Use GOM player or something else, just not WMP.
I'm not using wmp, but it automatic run on the background when windows bootup. I'm wondering what it's doing and it keep respawn after I terminate the process.
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