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Peter Cruickshank wrote:
> I de-installed all other OS related patches (5 of them today :
> KB938464,954154,95502,905866,954366) and WMplayer now starts up correctly.
> Its not 954154 as I de-installed that and rebooted and wmplayer still
> not start.
>> Thanks I spotted that too & deinstalled it. wmplayer is running after
>> reboot (low CPU but thats because the looping is in kernal mode which
>> appears not to be reported in task manager (bug!)). I'm unable to stop
>> process as it doesnt respond to End Process or End Process Tree.
>> Peter Cruickshank
>> "MowGreen [MVP]" wrote:
>>> KB954154 is the update for Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could
>>> Allow Remote Code Execution
>>> Wmplayer.exe is not replaced nor does the update do 'anything' to the
>>> Is WMP set to load on Startup ? You can tell by checking Task Manager
>>> when the system first boots up [right click on the Taskbar at the bottom
>>> of the screen and choose Task Manager. Then click the Processes tab]
>>> Suggest uninstalling KB954154 and then reboot. It *should* be reoffered.
>>> Check to see if wmplayer.exe is a running Process in Task Manager.
>>> If it is, click once on it to highlight it, then click the End Process
>>> Install KB954154 now.
>>> MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
>>> *-343-* FDNY
>>> Never Forgotten
>>> Peter Cruickshank wrote:
>>>> Forgot to mention I'm running Vista