Shares Windows Media Player libraries to other networked players and media devices using Universal Plug and Play.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service|
|Path:||%ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe|
The Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service runs as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in its own process. It does not share an executable file with other services. If the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the WMPNetworkSvc service has failed to start.
Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service will not start, if the HTTP service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsMediaPlayerNetworkSharingServiceWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
wmpnetwk.exe file exists in the
%ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.