Windows Media Device Monitor - WMPNSCFG.EXE

Microsoft Windows uses wmpnscfg.exe to alert users when media rendering devices are found on the network. Wmpnscfg starts the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service (NSS) and then waits for notifications from the service. When wmpnscfg is notified that a new media device is available on the network, it displays a popup in the system tray that informs the user about the availability of the new device. If the user clicks the popup, wmpnscfg launches Windows Media Player, which displays a dialog box that asks the user to either allow or deny sharing with the new device. You'll find more information on sharing your media using the Network Sharing Service at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/faq/sharing.mspx. You can learn about sharing your media via Windows Media Player over a Network using Windows Vista at http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/079a4d8b-e19d-4d7f-bef1-116cb711364c1033.mspx.

You'll find a listing of command line parameters for this and other Windows Media Player files at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb262178.aspx.

You can download the latest version of Windows Media Player at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/mp10/default.aspx.

Get support for your Windows Media Player problems at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?ID=FH;EN-US;wmp.

You'll find a handy troubleshooting FAQ for Windows Media Player at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/843509.

Learn more about the multimedia file formats supported by Windows Media Player at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316992.

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