Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Media Sharing XP


  • Please log in to reply

#1
cduncs

cduncs

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 5 posts
Hi there,

I can't seem to turn Windows media player 11's media sharing on.

Every time i boot up windows media player it says:

"Media sharing is currently disabled, either because the sharing services is not running or your firewall settings have changed. to restart sharing, you must first confirm your sharing settings."

Then it comes up with the media sharing box, and i click "share my media", and it freezes for 10-20 seconds while it attempts to start the service. it then takes me to the sharing settings screen where i allow my Xbox360 and other computers access. I click ok and again there is a 10-20 second pause, and then it's all over and nothing has changed.


- I have looked in services and it starts and stop and then displays the message:

"The Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs and Alerts service."


- When i googled the problem i found that many people had problems with the Universal Plug and Play Device Host, But mine is running fine as well as the SSDP Discovery Service.

- I tried to reinstall the program and that didn't work either.

I would really appreciate it if you could help, or point me in the right direction to fix the problem
Thank you so much

Chris
  • 0

Advertisements







Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP