Windows Media Player Unrequested Start

I'm running Windows XP.  The Media Player just starts up on it's own every few seconds or minutes.  Don't seem to see a pattern.  I'm guessing it's a virus.  Have cleaned everything with McAfee, Spybot and NoAdware.  Still have the problem.  The problem first started by poping up a Media Center window.  Seemed to have gotten ride of that and now I get the Media Player itself starting.
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hi dhofferber,

try the software below:

AdAware ==>
SpyBot  ==>
SpySweeper ==>
SpywareBlaster ==>
CoolWebShredder ==> 
HijackThis ==>
analysis ==>

to see whether it can help

run the programs in safe mode, with system restore off....

also run the following:

also update your windows patches see if it helps..


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hi again,

I'm not sure whether this will help but you do this by trial and error first =)

DhofferberAuthor Commented:
The worked.  Great analysis feature.


great that it helped =)

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