wmpnscfg.exe

Process name: Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

wmpnscfg.exe

Process name: Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

wmpnscfg.exe




Process name: Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

What is wmpnscfg.exe doing on my computer?

wmpnscfg.exe is a process associated with Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application from Microsoft Corp.. It is used to share Windows Media Player libraries.

Windows Media Player 11 can share media between different computers on the same network, and can even share media with the XBox 360 as well. For this to work, there’s a network sharing service that shares the library even if Media Player isn’t open.

Both of these processes are part of the Windows Media Player Sharing system, so if you use those features you should not disable it.


Non-system processes like wmpnscfg.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
wmpnscfg.exe

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Is wmpnscfg.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
wmpnscfg.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove wmpnscfg.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. wmpnscfg.exe is used by 'Microsoft Windows Operating System'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft Corp.'. To stop wmpnscfg.exe permanently uninstall 'Microsoft Windows Operating System' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time.

Is wmpnscfg.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up.

Why is wmpnscfg.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.







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