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Q: windows media player 11 not playing music right

Hello,

I have a windows xp pro sp3 with all updates (as far as i know), 2 gb ram, 320 gig hard drive, radeon ati video card (forgot model number), amd 3200+, not sure why i listed my pc specs but ehh why not. anyways the title says it all, but to break it down, the problem is when i go to play my music in windows media player 11, it will make this terrible screaching sound (and thats for all music no matter what file extension it is .avi .wmv .mp3 etc.) after the screaching sound the music will sound very low then slowly it will begin to make the volume louder and louder till it gets to the correct volume setting that you set it (on computer or physically on the speaker). i have tried to see if other media players does this such as quicktime and itunes and they work fine, its only when playing in windows media player does it give me that screach sound at the beginning of everyone music/movie then it sounds low after a few minutes it will get loud again and sometimes get low volume then it will increase the volume, whats the matter anyone? could it be related to Divx, which i do have it installed on my machine however i am not sure if it all started when i installed divx, wasnt really paying attention nor was i using windows media player when i installed divx, please help its really annoying and would love to get this fixed.

Thank you

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A: windows media player 11 not playing music right

Siten0308 said:


Hello,

I have a windows xp pro sp3 with all updates (as far as i know)Click to expand...

Let's find out for sure.

Start > Control Panel > Automatic Updates
Click the link for "Windows Update Web site".
Click the Custom button

What results do you get?

Siten0308 said:


could it be related to Divx, which i do have it installed on my machine however i am not sure if it all started when i installed divxClick to expand...

First, try removing Windows Media Player (WMP) 11 in Add/Remove Programs, then reinstall it. Does the problem continue?

If so, try removing DivX. I do not think it is causing the problem, but could not hurt to try. Does it still continue?

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Hello,

I have a windows xp pro sp3 with all updates (as far as i know), 2 gb ram, 320 gig hard drive, radeon ati video card (forgot model number), amd 3200+, not sure why i listed my pc specs but ehh why not. anyways the title says it all, but to break it down, the problem is when i go to play my music in windows media player 11, it will make this terrible screaching sound (and thats for all music no matter what file extension it is .avi .wmv .mp3 etc.) after the screaching sound the music will sound very low then slowly it will begin to make the volume louder and louder till it gets to the correct volume setting that you set it (on computer or physically on the speaker). i have tried to see if other media players does this such as quicktime and itunes and they work fine, its only when playing in windows media player does it give me that screach sound at the beginning of everyone music/movie then it sounds low after a few minutes it will get loud again and sometimes get low volume then it will increase the volume, whats the matter anyone? could it be related to Divx, which i do have it installed on my machine however i am not sure if it all started when i installed divx, wasnt really paying attention nor was i using windows media player when i installed divx, please help its really annoying and would love to get this fixed.

Thank you

A:windows media player 11 not playing music right

Sounds like (no pun intended), your audio driver needs to be reinstalled. Drivers do get corrupted especially when you remove programs that require audio support.

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I recently got a Zune and for the Zune software to work, WMP needs to work. A few months ago, it stopped playing music altogether. Not one song. It won't even play anything off of a CD, or on the internet. I was probably on the phone with Zune for 7-8 hours for them to tell me they couldn't help me. I was then connected to Microsoft, who told me I could call Acer or pay 60 dollars plus tax to Microsoft for them to help me. I called Acer and they said I would have to pay $60 per 30 mins. I don't have that kind of money right now and i just want my WMP fixed!!
Can someone help me please!!
 

A:Windows Media Player not playing music! please help!

Welcome
Here's an answer that someone found (seems like alot of trouble to me, syncing music to Att phone then back to,,,,)
http://askville.amazon.com/Zune-Win...edia-player/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=5785573

I suggest reinstalling the Media Player. Click Start, type Turn Windows features on and off

Uncheck the player, apply, restart Windows, recheck, apply, restart Windows.

The above may be a quick fix that won't last though?

Have you tried the free "Jet Player" - there's not much it won't play or burn and it will run circles around WMP.
http://www.jetaudio.com/download/

Hope this helps as it seems you have found what others have - (it may be awhile before Microsoft decides to deal with this issue)
 

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Got a new computer at work (Dell Optiplex 760 w 3.25 GB RAM - running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3). When I try to play my music files (originally downloaded from purchased CD's on my old computer) on this new computer through Windows Media Player the sound is stuttering. Randomly. My IT dept. can't figure it out. I was running WMP v. 9 and today I updated to v. 11. It doesn't matter. Still stuttering. I have little Bose desktop speakers. When I go into the control panel on my computer and click on the "sounds and audio devices" icon it says SoundMax HD Audio. I'm assuming that's the sound card? The music files are local on my hard drive. It's driving me crazy....and I'm not a sophisticated computer user. Help. Thank you.

A:Windows Media Player stuttering when playing music files

I have the same problem with the same computer. Haven't been able to fix it either.

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My computer downloads and plays music in the background when I am connected to the internet. I have rebooted, run malware antivirus programs and nothing, they say the computer is clean. The music stays muted in the background, but it takes up bandwidth. Please help
 

A:Windows 7 background music playing on Windows Media Player when connected to internet

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2940 @ 1.83GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 55 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3979 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -2042 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 448 GB (374 GB Free);
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire E5-511P
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

THIS IS ABOUT TO DRIVE ME CRAZY. I HAVE SONGS ON MY MEDIA PLAYER. HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO PLAY THEM WITHOUT A PROBLEM. ABOUT A MONTH OR SO AGO, I LISTENED
TO 1 PLAYLIST. THE SECOND PLAYLIST WOULD SAY MEDIA CHANGE AND GO TO MICROSOFT HOME PAGE, EVERY TIME, EVERY SONG. SOME PLAYED, SOME DID NOT. NOW THERE'S MORE THAT WON'T PLAY. DON'T UNDERSTAND IT. I BOUGHT THE ADVANCED SYSTEM CARE 12 S COUPLE NIGHTS AGO AND REALLY HAVEN'T HAD TIME TO DO ANYTHING WITH IT. THERE ARE ISSUES WITH THIS BUT I'M NOT SURE WHAT'S CAUSING IT. ANOTHER IS WHEN I GO TO MY SAVED WEBSITE FOR MY HEALTH INSURANCE, IT HAS STARTED SAYING THIS SITE REQUIRES JAVA SCRIPT AND IT WILL NOT ALLOW ME TO CLICK TO ENTER. I HAVE JAVA SCRIPT. SAFARI BROWSER AND OPERA ARE THE ONLY BROWSERS THAT WILL OPEN IT. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
THANKS
 

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I am trying to play my music in media player 11 and it will not play. The message comes up that windows can not find file cause it has been moved, renamed or deleted. When i download a new song and just put it in my comp it will not play saying that the file attempting to play has an extenstion(.mp3) that does not match file format. I can play music videos on you tube just fine and i can play music that has a file of .wma or .m4a but not mp3's. Can someone tell me how to fix my comp so it will play mp3s that are stored in my comp or music player.
 

A:Music not playing in Media player 11

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The windows media player on my laptop is playing my mp3 music with some slight distortion and interference. Can anyone help?
 

A:Distortion - Playing Music on Win Media Player

Did you download any add-ons or anything before this started to happen? Maybe if you dont already have it, then upgrade to Windows Media Player 9:
http://download.com.com/3120-20-0.html?qt=windows+media+player&tg=dl-2001
 

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My songs arent playing using any audio players, if i import them into audacity they play but it wont play using any music/video players. Im not sure how to reinstall Media player but i dont think reinstalling int would make a difference and all the songs are together in 1 folders but seperating them doesnt make a difference.

thanks
0wnage
 

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Im mad that my My Music folder is empty, how do i put my windows media player music in it? whenever i download music i just go to "Add to windows media player", how do i bring that to "My music", thx
 

A:How do i put windows media player music to >> My Music Folder

i do it manually. if you right click the name of the song in your windows media player, and find the file location, go to that location, and manually dragndrop that file into your my music folder
 

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i tried to drag it but it wouldt let me
 

A:How do i put windows media player music to >> My Music Folder

What version of Windows do you have and which version of WMP?

What exactly are you trying to do? Are you trying to put music files that are in My Music into the WMP library?
 

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Hi: I was trying to record from a radio station a recording of someone I know who has written a music piece and by mistake I saw urge and downloaded the program. When I realized I did not want this program, I deleted it. There was a message not to do it--that it would block other users from logging onto the computer (Which is a violation of the anti-trust laws) however, I did not listen and deleted the entire program from the program files. Now I cannot get any music from the radio site and it has blocked real player. MSN should be sued again.HELP!!!
 

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I am transfering my music files from an old Sony, Windows98, Media player7 to another machine, an HP, WindowsXP, media player9. When I try to play any of these tracks in or out of playlist it doesn't play them it pulls up internet explorer. Where it is trying to go I dont know as I am not online yet with that machine. I noticed in the Tools, Options, Privacy tab there are options that request information from the internet about the songs. There are check boxes that are empty next to them so I dont think they're enabled. I have fields empty for each track. Like Album, media info. Is it searching for that? Can I bypass the process?
 

A:Solved: Having problem playing transfered music from windows media 7 to windows media 9

Found problem, I protected the tracks when I downloaded them so when I go to transfer them & play them on this other PC it is pulling up internet explorer to get license confirmation. I won't do that again. Said something about limiting the number of computers to be played on after you protect them. Problem solved.
 

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I have just bought on-line, will only transfer music files with Windows Media Player 10.   The instructions for the music player, Samsung YP-Z5, says that you can only transfer files to the player when Windows Media Player 10 is installed on the pc, which you have to instal with the installation CD.  I have Windows Media Player 11 and Media Monkey on my pc, that I use for my other music player and Windows Media Player 12 and Media Monkey on my laptop.  Does that mean that the version 11, I have on my pc will be rolled back to 10 then? isn't that going to mess up my music.  I don't understand why it is an older version of Windows Media Player as I can't use it on my laptop. Can anyone help please.

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Is there any disadvantage to using Windows Media Player to rip music from a CD? Are there better applications to use that are also free?
 

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Right I recently installed nero on my computer and it has taken over all my music files as default..

Is there any way to set it back to windows media player as I prefere the software better than nero show time..
 

A:Setting all music to windows media player

WMP > Tools > Options > File Types

either select them separately or 'select all'.
 

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After upgrading to WMP 9 Windows Media Player does not play music CDs. WMP works fine, only music CDs and files with extension cda does not work at all. Error message is:

"Windows Media Player cannot find the specified file. Be sure the path is typed correctly. If it is, the file does not exist at the specified location, or the computer where the file is stored is offline."

Hardware is OK besause WinAmp plays normaly. Something is wrong with WMP. But what?

Thanks a lot
 

A:Windows Media Player does not play music CDs

mikim,

This may be simple but sometimes the simple things are what we miss. Have you tried going to the tools menu and then to options, from there "file types" tab, and make sure that the "music cd playback" is checked, if it is Im not sure what it could be. One thing about that message, if indicates to me that evertime you insert a cd into your machine it searches the internet for something it doesn't need to. One more thing, check the media library tab in the same menu and make sure that the "update my music files" option is unchecked. Just an option you might try.

Good Luck
 

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I cannot play any music using windows media player, it displays an error; "windows media player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device, there may not be a sound device installed in your computer, or it may be in use by some other program or it may not be functioning properly"but using windows media player i can play mpegv videos but without the soundI can play music using other player, i have just tried playing it with quick time player, it plays fine, i can ear the sound from my speakerif i run the dxdaig test it shows an error, "windows cannot find dxdaig.exe make sure you have typed the path correctly"and if i try to manually open dxdaig.exe then the dxdaig window opens but along with the window i get an error pop up: could not get basic sound info result code=xxxxxxxxx (invalid arguments)then again one more error gets poped-up :problem getting extra sound info, result code=xxxxxx (invalid arguments)i started getting this problem from when i was infected by a virus becoz of which i was told to delete many files using my av's but now there are no more viruses/malwares as all the problems have got solved except this oneearlier i never had any problems with my windows media player I have the realtek HD audio manager installed, i have tried testing sound using it, and yes the sounds can be heard from my speakers

A:Cannot play music using Windows Media Player

You might want to re-install DirectX, as it appears that the virus has messed with DirextX on your system.After installation is complete run dxdiag.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en

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Hi Looking for some support on saving music. I copied some files to my hard disc into a folder called "Music4" Tried to load it into Media center. Despite appearing to do everything correctly, doesn't seem to upload into Media Center?

Anybody got any suggestions?

Thanks

Brian
Dublin, Ireland
 

A:Windows Media Player ...saving music

"Tried to load it into Media Center"

What that mean exactly?
Does it mean put it into Windows Media Center (the Operating System)? If so how are you trying to do this?
 

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Hello,
I'm not able to play music on the Windows Media Player on my HP Envy laptop, and I was wondering if you could help.  The Media Player was working fine the last time I used it - a week or so ago - and the audio is ok - I can still play CDs &
DVDs.  When I click on a song from my library I receive the error: "Windows Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file."  I tried to troubleshoot the problem and then tried a few solutions I saw online, but haven't had
any luck.  It's a WMP 12 for Windows 7.  Do you have any suggestions?
Thanks,
Jesse 

A:Windows Media Player Won't Play Music

Hi,
Is Media player 12 unable to play all files or some files? Please make sure the files you are playing are without damage.
File types supported by Windows Media player:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316992/en-us
Please attempt to uninstall and reinstall Windows media player.
Uninstall the Windows Media Player:

Go to Start and in the search type "Turn Windows features On or Off".Click on "Turn Windows features On or Off".Browse to the Media Features and uncheck the mark in front of Windows Media Player.Restart the computer
Reinstall the Windows Media Player:

Go to Start and in the search type "Turn Windows features On or Off".Click on "Turn Windows features On or Off".Browse to the Media Features and place a check mark in front of Windows Media Player.Restart the Computer.


Andy Altmann
TechNet Community Support

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When I play music in WMP 10, it goes flat. like, the notes do. they go down in pitch. i tried it with winamp and realplayer and they dont do that. Why is WMP doing that?
 

A:Windows Media Player, music goes flat

Do you use any of the "Enhancements" (View -> Enhancements -> Show Enhancements) by any chance? There's 1 there called "Play Speed Settings", perhaps thats set to something other than 1.0/Normal.
 

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Suddenly I can't play music CD's in either of my CD Drives (Lite On LTN483S and HP CD Writer 9100).

I used to be able to. Now when I place a CD in either drive Windows Media player ( and REAL Player) both say that they can not read digital formats and I need to switch the CD Drive to analog in order to play the music.

So, in media player (V 9.0) I go to Options, then Drives, I see my CD Drives listed. When I choose properties to make the changes, nothing happens.

Has this happened to anyone else??
 

A:Windows Media Player won't play music CD

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Trying to organize my music now.
I'm using Windows XP with Windows Media Player 11.

I was wondering if you could edit video file tags so they show the Artist and Title tags like the audio files do?

I can add videos to my play lists but you can't sort them out by Artist. They only go by the file description.
At least that is what is going on with the AVI files.
I also have many video's in FLV, MPG, WMV and more.
They are just music video's and I would like to be able to sort them the same way I do my music files.

So is there any way to do this?
I have one tag editor program but it won't open the video's.
And in windows media player when you right click on the video you can't click on "Edit" because it is grayed out.

Anyone know a way or a program that I can use to edit these tags?
 

A:Windows Media Player & Music Tags

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In Windows Medial Player, I clicked on my Library, selected the music/CD I wanted to burn, clicked on "Find Album Information" to get CD photo.  When I closed that window, the information hadn't transferred - which was o.k.  When I "slid" my CD
over into the "Burn" column, I started getting blue exclamation points on each of the song titles - then all the song titles just, from the bottom up, disappeared - AS DID ALL THE MUSIC/CD's IN MY LIBRARY!!!!  Just slid away!!  Even on "Search" I
can't find any of them!
PLEASE HELP!!
AND THANKS!!!

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Hello,

For some reason, while playing music in Windows Media Player, the music often stops playing in the middle of a song, only to continue playing 10 seconds or so later. My CPU hasn't had significant load on it either... and this problem has only started happening recently. The only thing that I can recall that may have caused it is installing the Intel Chipset 945GM drivers, but even after reinstalling my sound card driver the issue persists. My computer is a Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727, and the sound card is Realtek High Definition Audio. Thanks in advance for the help!

Also, I don't know if this is related or not, but MIDI files sound very strange (incorrect instruments) when played under Windows Media Player; they play fine in QuickTime however.

A:Music Halts in Windows Media Player

Well, with my experience with my Creative X-Fi Gamer card i learned that either vista or the driver likes to pick just one program as a playback device. Say im playing Crysis, or Counter-Strike, with music on. I will minimize and it will stop, then maximize and it starts. This doesnt really help at all, but i just wanted to put it out there.. xD

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I hope I'm putting this in the right spot.
This is the first time I tried to rip a music cd. The ripping part seem to go alright. I put them in a mp3 format. My question is, why are the files bigger after they are ripped?
When I look at properties on the music cd it says the whole music cd is only 18kb.
But the ripped files are 39.9 mb. What's up with this? The MP3 are supposed to be smaller. I even tried to copy the music cd to a folder to check the size, but it was the same thing. Plus, they wouldn't play after I took out the music cd out of the cd rom.
The music file types are cda.
What's going on here?
 

A:Windows media player 10 and ripping music

Well, I figured it out if anybody cares.
 

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My computer used to play music CDs, but now won't. When I try, I get a message saying "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The player might not support the file type or might not support the CODEC that was used to compress the file." These are commercially produced CDs, and they'll play on my car player. WMP will play other verbal audio recordings I've made, but won't play copies I've made of commercial CDs.

I've uninstalled a number of programs, and wonder if I might have deleted a file that was a shared file.
When I click on the Web Help button of the message, it just takes me to a general Windows 7 screen.

How can I find out if I'm missing the codec, and if so, how to find out what it is so I can download it?
I have an HP Pavillion Elite computer with Windows 7/64 Home Premium.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows Media Player won't play music CDs

I would suggest you run the Microsoft fixit and check.
Fix Windows Media Player video, and other media or library issues
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_media_player_diagnostic

Next try, System Restore, go back to a time before you uninstalled those programs.

John

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title sums it up well. every time i open windows media player it says there is no meidia available for a few seconds then it starts updating the library for about 15 min untill it finds all my music and adds it to the library. heres the issue every time i close windows media player it forgets all the music that was in the library and next time i open it it has to refind all the music over again. this is ratehr annoying because when im streeming my music to my xbox i have to open wmp 20 minits before i start playing it on the xbox or the xbox wint find the music. if i close wmp while the xbox is streeming the xbox will stop playing the music and all the music become unavailable untill i reopen wmp and let it sit 15 min while it refinds the music. what can i do to make this stop?

A:windows media player keeps forgetting music

any ideas? i would like to fix this

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Windows Media Player 11 - share my songs?

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Can you tell me how to share the music on my main pc with a laptop that is networked to it please.
Went to - Library - media sharing But could not see the laptop (although it is visible in Network places)
Should I be doing something else?
Also do I have to add all the music files to the laptop? As a large folder Or can I just click on the links??
 

A:Windows Media Player 11 and sharing my music

Why don't you try sharing the files on the network. If your computer is networked properly then they should show up in network places. Right click the file, then click on the sharing tab and click share on network. (These instructions might be wrong as im not booted in windows right now.) If they are all in the same directory, i.e. My Music, then you can just click play all when you navigate to the folder in My Network Places. Alternatively you could select the files you want right click them and click play with windows media player.
 

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i none of my music will play in windows media player. my audio files are mp3 and wma.

anyone else have any problems like this???

the music will show up in my library but it wont play. it plays with winamp but not wmp

A:windows media player and my music library

Hi TwoTabs, welcome to the forums, install this codecs and will play almost anything.
Shark007.net - Windows 8 Codecs - WMP12 Codecs

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I used to use WMP a lot because I like how it automatically organized my music then I started using Zune to play music but not organize and now I want to use the Windows 8 Music app and am running into some problems.

I have a subscription to Xbox Music and apparently it looked at my playlist and music on my desktop and sent them to my Xbox Music so it can stream the songs from Microsofts server to my laptop and Xbox which I like. The problem is it is redownloading all the MP3's I have as DRM protected WMA files of a lower bit rate often and then the DRM doesn't update and I can't play the songs even though the mp3's are perfectly fine.

1. How can I get it to stop downloading the drm protected wma files of mp3's on my desktop and have the Music App play the mp3's instead?

2. Can someone clear up how the system picks up my mp3's and adds them to a list that I can stream to my Xbox Music devices? Does it only pickup play list or all of my music>

3. Is it possible to have mixed play list with mp3's and wma

4. I am also getting an error eveytime it tries to play a drm protected wma claiming I am logged in somewhere else which I'm not so the Xbox Music server is completely useless on my desktop.

A:Music App, Zune, Windows Media Player

maybe you can see if this document helps you out:

http://winsupersite.com/xbox-music/xbox-music-book-13

it'll probably do a much better job than me of explaining.

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My computer used to play music CDs, but now won't. When I try, I get a message saying "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The player might not support the file type or might not support the CODEC that was used to compress the file." These are commercially produced CDs, and they'll play on my car player. WMP will play other verbal audio recordings I've made, but won't play copies I've made of commercial CDs.

I've uninstalled a number of programs, and wonder if I might have deleted a file that was a shared file.
When I click on the Web Help button of the message, it just takes me to a general Windows 7 screen.

How can I find out if I'm missing the codec, and if so, how to find out what it is so I can download it?
I have an HP Pavillion Elite computer with Windows 7/64 Home Premium.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows Media Player won't play music CDs

I would suggest you run the Microsoft fixit and check.
Fix Windows Media Player video, and other media or library issues
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_media_player_diagnostic

Next try, System Restore, go back to a time before you uninstalled those programs.

John

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How to transfer 1 GB of Music from Windows Media Player Version 8.0 To another PC with Windows XP and Windows Media Player 8.0.

My 1st Dell Inspiron 8200 with Windows XP laptop was unrepairable after 7 months and now they sent me a new one.
Inspiron 8500.

Thanks for any help
 

A:Xfer Music from windows media player to another PC

Welcome to TSG.

If you have a CD burner find the files and break them into two CDs – Maybe 680Mb on the first and the rest on the second. Record them as Data and not audio. Put them the same place in the new computer they were in the old one.

They sent you a new one and let you keep the old one? Are you trying to move the music from the 8200 to the 8500? Does the 8200 work?

If you don’t have a burner you could connect the two computers with a null modem cable and transfer the data. Null modem cables are cheap and come in parallel and serial. DB25 is parallel and DB9 serial. If you have both ports available the parallel is faster. Do a search for “Briefcase” in the XP help files as it is probably the easiest way to transfer the data. http://www.cablesnmor.com/nullmodem.html
 

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windows media player won't play music had harddrive that would not boot up installed it as slave drop and dragged music to primary harddrive device manager shows that multimedia audio controller did not install properly. i have windows xp home i have a chaintech ct-7njl6 motherboard with onboard audio i downloaded the drivers for the audio from chaintech but they did not install properly. what should i do?
 

A:windows media player won't play music

Did your computer come with a disk from the motherboard manufacturer?? After you reformatted your hard drive, did you install the drivers for the board from that disk??
 

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PLEASE HELP!! I was managing my music in windows media player and I accidentally clicked delete. Not only did it delete music in the library, but it also deleted ALL MY MUSIC ON MY COMPUTER!! How do I get it back? I have checked the recycle bin and it is not in there at all.

A:PLEASE HELP!!! Windows Media Player deleted all music folders!!

Nevermind, I finally found where the music was deleted to. Please delete topic.

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hello
i have samsung note 3 and lenovo G580 *specs below*
when use the nearby devices option on mobile i can access music , pictures and videos on my laptop and listen to them without any problem
but when i try the reverse via windows media player it lists the music files , videos and pictures but can't use any of them and this message appears

i made sure that the PC is allowed to the mobile files
just to mention : windows media player can play shared music from other PCs on the network

A:windows media player can'y play music via network

Are you trying to share music to other computers? Or are you trying to share to some device connected to a tv?

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I have recently upgraded from V7 to V9. I now find, (& it may be nothing to do with the upgrade), that on trying to download music from a link in a site I get the following error message... "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the server is not responding" It then goes on to say that the link may be at fault, but it happens with many links so I think the problem is with my settings. I have tried to sort it out through the help screen but... well you know what I am going to say! Can anyone lead me through it please?
 

A:(Solved) Windows Media Player won't download music

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Hey guys, I've had this problem for ages now can anyone help? When I play music on Windows Media Player (I have tried no other software) it jumps (music stop for 1-2 seconds and starts again) could this be a codec problem or maybe ram?

My laptop has 1Gig of ram and is running Windows Vista Home Premium edition. 80Gig hard drive and an Intel Pentium Dual Core processor.

Thanks

A:Music Is Jumping On Windows Media Player (vista)

Mike, Hope someone answers this problem as I have been experiencing the same thing on all music played - even when no other program is running

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I recently updated to Windows Media Player 11 and I am finding it to be very confusing. The thing I want to do right now is to make it shuffle my music as it plays it. How do I do that?
 

A:Solved: How do I get Windows Media Player 11 to shuffle my music?

hi...open wmp11, on the top where the classic menu is select play>shuffle.

if you can't see the "classic menu"...rt. click on the top bar of the player...view>classic menu

or just rt. click on the top bar of player(by where the back and forward arrows are).....play>shuffle
you can also do it from the individual playlists if you have some...now playing>show list pane...next to the name of the playlist on the right there's a drop down menu that has the "shuffle list now" option
 

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How do I edit a section of music (ex. I need 1:41 through 2:55 of a music selection) in windows media player? I cannot figure out how to do so. Or do I need to save the file somewhere else to accomplish this? I did try AVS Audio Editor but it added a voice logo to my file. I cannot at this time, purchase anything b/c I need it just for this project. I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows XP.

Thanks!!!
 

A:Solved: editing music in Windows Media Player

troyward said:


How do I edit a section of music in windows media player?Click to expand...

You can't edit music with WMP, but you can with Audacity, a good freeware audio editor/recorder. Get version 1.2.6.
 

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I have a problem when I am listning to music it skips a second like I am running something on the hard drive, but when the only think I am doing is the music.

I have a

HP Pavilion Entertainment PC (Laptop)

1.6GHz Core2 due
2GB RAM

I have 2 hard disks, one windows runs off and the other for pc backup and storage. I though I could solve the problem by moving the music to the second hard drive as windows does not usally use it but the music is still skipping, it is not a massive jump but is noticable and anoying.

Please help

Glenn
 

A:Jumping music in Windows media player and iTunes

Seems it is just iTunes that makes it jump, windows media is ok.

Odd
 

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I have some 250 photos of my son's wedding saved to my hard drive under 'My Photos' and 6 appropriate songs also saved there under 'My Music'. Presently I have only been able to play them simultaneoulsy using Widows Media Player my manually synchronising them. Is there any way I can save the joint synchroised presentation to a storage media such as a DVD so that I can play it on my own and other computers plus my own and other DVD players for members of my family and friends. I might add that this is for purely person use and there is no intended commercial application.
 

A:Photos / Music Presentation using Windows Media Player

this is an old article,
but still worth a read:

http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1635
 

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On my machine, in Network & Sharing Centre > Advanced Sharing Settings, media sharing is disabled.

The 'Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service' is also disabled.

However, when a Vista machine was on my network, a pop-up appeared, saying "Windows Media Player found: MY-PC" (where MY-PC is the name of my machine). How can I stop this from happening?

A:Windows Media Player sharing my music without permission?

in wmp there is a stream tab, between organize and create playlist , click it and it will open a pop up, select more options and then the allow or disallow sharing your media with " my -pc" should be in there,or the vista machine .depending which one you are using.

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I recently upgraded Media Player V.9, and it seems to have created problems with my prefered player - Music Match. When I now use Music Match the sound is very distorted. It (Media Player) actually moved, and renamed some of my music files. Any help to get me back to Music Match will be appreciated. Thx
 

A:Windows Media Player conflicts with Music Match??

Hi,

When you say media player has renamed your files, do you mean the program which opens the Mp3,s, example they once were opened by MusicMatch, but now they open in media player?

If this is the problem:

Open Windows Explorer -> open the folder which holds your music (my music) -> press the shift key and right click on a mp3, on the drop-down menu, select open with, then tick the little box at the bottom left of the box "always use this program to open this type of file" and select MusicMatch, then your Mp3's will open in Musicmatch.
Wizzkid
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294331 MB, Free - 105768 MB; D: Total - 10911 MB, Free - 1729 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30CB
Antivirus: Norton 360 Premier Edition, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Hi I just want to know how to get my songs into the music folder from window media player, it won't even let me send the songs from Media Player to a flash drive either???
 

A:Solved: get songs into 'Music' from windows media player

you could copy all your songs to itunes-then from itunes to your music folder
 

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Hi All. I have an Acer Aspire which I use as a media machine, mostly music. I have an internal LAN which connects several devices, including a Sony Bravia smart TV. Windows Media Player on the Acer serves my music to the Bravia. This has worked just fine.

But, of course, I had to upgrade the Acer from Windows 7 to Windows 10. It seems a new version of WMP may have come with Win10. It searched for, and found all my music, and seems to have organized it just fine. However, when I access the music now from the Bravia, the songs within each album are sorted alphabetically instead of sorted in the order in which they were recorded on the album. I much prefer to have them sorted as they were originally recorded. I have searched for solutions to this issue and come up empty handed. Does anyone out there have any ideas?
 

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