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Windows Media player keeps popping up.

I tried the suggested- Start menu-misconfig-startup- uncheck WMP files. There are no WMP files running. I do have one file that has nothing in the name but the box is checked. Could this be the file? We have tried so many things to get rid of it but it keeps coming back. We uninstalled it and it was gone for about 4 days then it came back.

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A program on your computer is using windows media to open.You can try running task manager to see which one it might be,or use system restore and go back to when it worked normally.

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The file which doesn't has any name, is a spyware virus..
If it is marked please unmark it as it may cause several damage to ur system

If ur Windows Media Player is troublin u, click start,
Select Default Programs
Now Select the Windows Player as MP3 Universal Player..
After u do so, it wil take some time
After it is done, restart ur system
I guess it works..

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It is preinstalled on Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium/Ultimate Edition and Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions.

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Extenders are devices that allow you to "extend" the Media Center onto a TV screen or larger display.

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You could try re-downloading the latest version of Windows Media Player from one of the links provided below.
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