How can I stop a windows Media player pop up on my PC

Jul 11, 2012
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While Im using my lap to Dell windows 10 IE 8 system I get a windows media player pop up in the left hand corner upper screen and I can not get rid of it , other than X it out manually . what setting will stop this pop up ..
Jan 4, 2003
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I don't use Win10 but....??

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Yorkshire Cruncher
Mar 21, 2007
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Have you looked in Windows Media Player > Tools > Options > Player > Customise Updates and Player Settings.

Which of the eight boxes are ticked? On mine only the 3rd and 7th boxes are ticked. :)

Hope this is of some use. :)

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