Solved: How do I fix Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service (wmpnscfg.exe and wmpnetwk.exe) high CPU memory usage on Windows?

Problem Symptom Windows users have reported that Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service (wmpnscfg.exe and wmpnetwk.exe) process consumes high CPU and memory resources on PC although wmpnscfg.exe and wmpnetwk.exe are not malicious executable. According to the reports, Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service consumes 70% of the entire network’s resources even though it shouldn’t be …

How do I clear the cache for location, DNS, Store, and browser on Windows 11?

Problem Symptom Cache files refer to a group of temporary files created by various apps, services, programs, and websites to render faster performance on subsequent use. Imagine the cache files as something similar to a memory reserve on the computer, each one can take up quite a bit of space, apps can dig into for …

Solved: How do I fix 0 bytes backup size “Your data is not yet backed up” on Windows?

Problem Symptom Overview in Windows Backup options showing 0 bytes for size of backup with the Your data is not yet backed up message. Back up process is not started and nothing happens after clicking on the Back up now button. Some Windows users reported that Windows System Image backup was completed successfully but showed …

Solved: How do I delete or remove temp files in Windows?

Problem Symptom Temp is short for temporary. %Temp% is a symbolic link for the Temp folder that Windows uses. Temp files in Windows contain temporarily stored data created by different programs and applications while running, to improve its working and make it process faster. Follow the below solution steps to remove temp files from your …

Solved: How to Stop, Off, or Disable Apps Startup Automatically on Windows 11

Problem Symptom There are some third-party apps that you do not want it to start every time you turn on the Windows such as antivirus and GPU software because competing for the available resources and slowing down the system. Here are 6 simple methods to stop, off, or disable apps from startup automatically on Windows …

Solved: Windows Task Scheduler does not run when the Run whether user is logged on or not is selected

Question The Task runs a BAT file that calls a VBS file on a network drive which in turn automates populating a Word document. Microsoft Task Scheduler does not work properly when the Run whether user is logged on or not is checked. The problem happens even if I am logged in, the Windows Task …

Windows Patch Management Best Practices for MSP and IT Pro

While patch management may not be the most exciting activity, it’s critical to ensuring the security of servers, applications, and operating systems. Managed service providers and IT pros who fail to stay on top of patching expose their clients’ IT environments to security breaches and possible downtime of systems, services, and applications. For this reason, …