wmplayer.exe keeps running?

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Razear
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I want to permanently kill wmplayer.exe but it just keeps popping back whenever I try ending the process or ending the process tree in the task manager. It automatically runs upon startup and I don't have Windows Media Player running. wmplayer.exe prevents me from using the "Show What I'm Listening to" plugin in Windows Live Messenger. I've tried Googling for a solution with no luck. Any suggestions?

Razear
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--SOLVED--

I couldn't find a solution specifically for ending the process permanently but I disabled access to Windows Media Player in the Set Program Access and Defaults area in the control panel. My default media player is iTunes and that's the only one I use anyway.

Warmacblu
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Have you tried Winamp?

nilzxx
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I was never able to get rid of that problem. Installing Windows 7 fixed the issue though.

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