Windows XP Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

 

Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

 

Article by Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)

 


Windows XP Services

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Below is a description of this Windows XP service:

Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

# Service Name:

WMPNetworkSvc

# Service Description:

Shares Windows Media Player libraries to other networked players and media devices using Universal Plug and Play.


# Default Settings:

Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Manual
Default setting in Windows XP Home: Manual


# This Windows service logs on as:

Network Service

# The default path for this Windows service is:

%systemroot%\ Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe

# This Windows service depends on the following system components:

HTTP

HTTP SSL > HTTP

UPnP Device Host > HTTP

UPnP Device Host > SSDP Discovery > HTTP

# The following services have a dependency on this service:

None

Marc Says:

With Windows Media Player 11, you can share video, music, and photos with an Xbox 360 console on the network by using the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. This service replaces the functionally that was previously available with Windows Media Connect.

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