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Old 12-20-2004, 08:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default dumb question....but i cant figure it out

i have checked and im probably overlooking it but how can i have windows media player stop starting with windows?

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Old 12-20-2004, 09:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i didnt know it would startup with Windows but i cant find an option to stop it. Check if you have set it as a scheduled task when Windows boots otherwise use msconfig to disable it starting up.


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Old 12-20-2004, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Or you sould look for a shortcut to it in your startup folder...
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Old 12-21-2004, 03:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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its not a scheduled task and i did not see it in my startup folder
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Old 12-21-2004, 03:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Start -> Run -> msconfig.

Go to the start up tab and look for windows media player.
If its there uncheck the box.
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Old 12-21-2004, 07:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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that or use this, this finds programs that msconfig doesn't list:

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Old 12-21-2004, 07:17 PM   #7 (permalink)
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thanks guys i got it by going to msconfig......

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