Windows - Disable Windows Media Player Network Sharing

December 2016



To disable the "Windows Media Player Network Sharing " under Windows:
  • Click on Start > type "services.msc" in the search field and press enter.
  • In the "Services" window, look for the following entry:
  • Windows Media Player Network Sharing Services
  • Double click and set the "Startup type" as "Disabled"
  • Click on OK to validate.


This service is only required for Homegroup sharing and can be safely disabled!

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