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Windows Media Player - Download License - Windows Media Services Plug-Ins

Q: Windows Media Player - Download License - Windows Media Services Plug-Ins

Hi guys,
Using my desktop pc (Windows XP Professional), I copied songs from my cds to the computer thru Windows Media Player and then moved all the songs to my portable hard drive.
I connected my hard drive to my laptop (Vista Home Premium) and tried to play the files thru Windows Media Player. Unfortunately, WMP 11 did not play the file but opened a Mozilla Firefox window leading to a site that would ask me to download license.
Upon clicking the 'Download License' button, I encountered the error that said I had to install Windows Media Services plug-ins.
I searched for this plug-in and found out that it was associated with WMP 9 and not WMP 11 so I thought installation might cause conflicts or might create more errors. I'm not so good at computer and I don't even know which to install when WMP website gave me too many options and downloadables.
These make me so frustrated and I don't even know if I could still copy my songs from my hard drive to my laptop and play them.
Could someone please help me out? Please...

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A: Windows Media Player - Download License - Windows Media Services Plug-Ins

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it plays almost anything.!! including music files.
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I am trying to download and stream from music sites (Yahoo and Rhapsody).
Keep gettting errors that my licenses are corrupt or invalid.
Can anyone please help me get them back?

Thanks for your time .


A:Windows Media Player License Missing

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I have Windows XP and Windows Media Player 11 which I have installed on a new drive. Having added DFX Plug-in, when I click on this in Tools, WMP11 closes. On restarting WMP11 there is the message "Windows Media Player was not closed properly. A damaged or incompatible plug-in might have caused the problem.. As a precaution all optional plug-ins have been disabled." This is after a new installation of Windows XP where before I had no problems with this. I have re-installed WMP11 after removing it and have done the same with the DFX plug-in to no avail. Any insights would be welcome.

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I have recently used Mcafee & spybot search & destroy 1.4 to clean up my computer because of prolems such as freezing up etc.
I regurlarly use a web site Madridman.com to recieve Spanish radio but now when I select a channel the following message appears.

Windows media player plug in dynamic link library
The plug in performed an ilegal operation you are strongly advised to restart Firefox

I assume that by Firefox they mean Motzilla firefox.so i tried to remove it from the computer using the remove in the control panel but it would not do it .I even tried a system restore but that did not work either ,can anybody help.
I have windows ME


A:Windows Media Player Plug In

Did yu recently upgrade to FF 2.0?Can you see in the Add-onn section whether this plug in is compatible with your version of FF?

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I recently bought an SSD and did a clean install.

When trying to play some of my music files, it now says "download migration license."

I opened IE9 and tried, but it won't download.

I had it on my HDD before, so I did it once.

Any advice?


P.S. In properties, "download rights automatically" is checked.


A:Solved: Migration license Windows Media Player

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I cannot start either one: A) UNIV. P&Play Device Host; ERROR 1079 ; Account specified
for this service is different from the account spercified for other services running in the same process". B) Windows Media connect: ERROR 1068; "The dependency service or group failed to start". These two depend on each other, and from what I can determine
there are accounts to be entered, as shown in the dialog box. I have tried every which way but without sucess. Would like some help !!



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Hi there,
When I go to a certain web site using Mozilla Firefox it asks to down load a activeX program to view the web page. But when it tries to download and install I get a error code -202 and then it says cannot install with another error code -227. If I view the web page with Internet explorer it views fine. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I'm running windows vista home premium. I've included a attachment of my computer systems.
Seems I can't upload my computer info because it already exists in another form under windows mail. Don't know why!!!

A:Windows Media Player ActiveX plug-in

For security reasons, Firefox doesn't use ActiveX. This is why some websites will only work in Internet Explorer.

Try IETab, which allows IE-only sites to load in Forefox.

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I am trying to rip some songs on to WMP 10 that are in wma format, it brings up an error saying I need a plug in to convert to MP3 but that it is already built in to WMP10, I don't need any updates or anything, I am up to date. What am I doing wrong? I am trying to convert wma files to mp3 so I can play them on my phone.

A:Solved: Windows Media Player Plug In

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I have accessed free tube tv and when I access some channels, it will not play because they require a plugin for windows 8 media player. How do I get the plug in for windows 8 media player?

A:Plug-in required for windows 8 media player

What is the name of the plugin it is asking for?

start here for some
Plug-ins and add-ons for Windows Media Player - Microsoft Windows

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I keep on getting an error when opening a wmv file online from any site using any browser. I get this error:

Illegal Operation in Plugin
Windows Media Player Plug-in Dynamic Link Library
The plugin performed an illegal operation. You are strongly advised to restart Firefox (or IE or Netscape, etc.).

I've re-installed Media Player, checked my plug-ins, enabled Javascript, and basically all the stuff the Mozilla help site has on it. It's Firefox

Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks...

A:Firefox/Windows Media Player plug-in error

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Hey ya all. There seems to be a problem with the WMP plug-in, on all my browsers. When I'm watching news clips on one particular website in WMP it skips some parts and others completely. I have a lot of browsers on my computer because I'm into web development and so I've tested it in the following:


Everything seems to run smoothly on my laptop so I've always used it. But the other day I accidentally left the door unlocked as I was leaving the house and someone stole it! And now I can't watch the evening news online.

A:Windows Media Player 11 plug-in not working properly

How can anyone fix a computer you don't have?

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Hello all, I tried to reply to the thread with a similar title to provide a correct answer. So I am reintroducing the topic and providing an answer that seems to work.

Problem: I want to use media player with very minimal frame. Many answers are "play full screen". But I know that media can be played in windows media without any skin, very minimal framing and floating media controls over the video that auto hide when you move away.


Press Ctrl-2. This puts you in a skin mode. There should be menu items at the top: File, View, Play, Tools, Help
Choose View->Skin Chooser
You are now in the full media player experience. Do not choose a skin. Click the 3 square & arrow thing at the bottom "Switch to now playing"
Viola! No skin, minimal borders and floating media controls.

I have no idea why this is not a simple option. I think what I am choosing is the most basic skin, maybe not even intended for use. But this is my favorite player, super simple.

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I need to know what version of media player I need to download on windows 8 and 8.1

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how can i download media player windows 8.1

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hi there got a problem cant find the correct way to download windows media 12 its driving me nuts can some send me link so I can download it from the platform im using is windows 7 home perineum 64bit if you can help me then would be grate many thanks

A:windows media player 12 download

Windows Media Player 12?available in Windows 7 and Windows 8?plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and unprotected songs from your iTunes library!

For your information, please refer to this article Get Windows Media Player
to find the right Player version for your system:
For your information, please review the following link to learn more about Windows Media Player 12:
Lany Zhang

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I have been trying to download the above but without success. I receive the following message........This version of Windows Media technology is incompatible with this version of Windows. I am using Windows XP, have a Pentium 3 with Ram of 384. Plenty room on disk. Do I need other software or am I doing something wrong.Until recently I had WMP10 and used it happily but Ihad the computer reformatted and no back up was done. Can you help please?

A:Trying to Download Windows Media Player 10

No you do not need any other software. It could be the file got corrupt on download. I'd suggest you clean your cache and temp files, download it again, save it to your disk, then try to install. There could be something else going on, but I don't know what it might be.


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Hi all! My Windows Media Player has crashed. So, I went to download a new one.

Supposedly I need Windows Media Player 12, but when I get to Windows and they see
that I have Windows 7, they say I need to download their 'Windows Media Pack'.

That's OK with me, but I've tried 3 times to download it and it always comes up
and says "Windows Standalone Installer is not applicable to your computer". I
click OK - and nothing happens.

I take it I can't download Windows Media Player 11 because its for XP only? Or can I?

ANY adivice would be great!


A:Can't download Windows Media Player

You have Windows 7 and WMP 12 is built right into the system, so that's the version you're stuck with.


Pennie889 said:

My Windows Media Player has crashed.Click to expand...

What type of file were you playing and what exactly happened when it "crashed"? Did you get any error messages?

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Unable to download Windows Media Player upgrade on Windows 7 system.

I d/l Overdrive Media Console to read eBooks; it tells me to go to URL


On that site I cannot activate the upgrade button.

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Hi, I found a posting on this site that said I should delete all reference to Windows Media Player 11 via the add/remove section - under "show updates". I did this, and then was told to click on another link. In this link I had to get a validation code to copy and paste, which I did. I was not returned to the home page with instructions on how to download? I am now completely without Windows Media Player 11 and cannot play my CD's or DVD's at all.

A:Windows Media Player has been deleted and will now not download - why?

Go here and click the blue "Download" bar in the Windows XP section:
Get Windows Media Player - Microsoft Windows

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i have windows vista home premium with windows media player. i bought my first ever download. it went into my music folder, but windows media player doesn't see it, says it can't find it. i decided (I can't recall how i decided) that the problem was most likely because the download had a .htm file format. (It seems odd that music would be in .htm format, and that's one of my questions). anyhow, i downloaded a free translator to attempt to put the file into some form the player might recognize, but i could never figure out how to get the file into the translator, i couldn't figure out how to run the translator. finally, i got scared of goofing up my puter, and deleted the translator. I am totally lost! I can't find info anywhere on what file formats media player recognizes. I'm really excited to start learning this stuff---i havn't listened to my favorite music in about 20 years, and i really wanna do it. I don't know quite where to start and i feel discouraged.

A:windows media player doesn't see my download

.htm isn't a music file, so you're right about that.

It sounds as though you may have saved the LINK to the download instead of the song itself.

Where did you download this song from?

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Cannot backup license or restore license. Please help. Installed SDK 9.5 but do not know how to import into Windows Media Player 10. When opening F.Y.E and tyring to stream a song, it asks me to do a security upgrade. I click upgrade now, and try the song again, but no luck. Thanks in advance. :)

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I have a problem opening any media file in any of the Media Players viz., RealOne Player build or my Windows Media Player 10.
Whenever I open the above mentioned Media Players on my system, their interface opens up and after I open and select any media (usually audio) file, the player keeps on connecting to the file and takes more than 1 minute and above in opening and playing any valid and good media file, may it be a .wma or .mp3 audio file.
How to fasten the dead slow speed of the players?


A:Windows Media Player or RealOne Player taking hell lot of time in opening media!

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I have Windows Media Player 10 and Total Video Player. I use Total Video layer to watch some movies. Anyway the default program to open audio/video files with keeps switching to Total Video Player. I want the default player for all media types to be WMP. I went into the options menu in WMP and checked all the boxes on all formats for WMP to be the default player, but every time I restart the computer the default player to open half of the media files reverts back to Total Video Player.

How do I fix this.

A:Windows Media Player wont stay remain as the default media player?!?!

try going into the Total Video Player options an unticking all the file formats in it. an if you want to play any thing with it just rite click an pick it as the player. if that dont work. just uninstall it

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I have windows xp 2000 media edition, how do I download my song files from my library to sansa mp3 player. Computer acknowledges that device is connected, but that's all
Please help, Recently had my computer tuned-up and this option is no longer in my media library, would appreciate your help.
Thank you

A:download songs from windows media to sansa mp3 player

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Hi everyone,

Does anybody know why, on dial up connection, and on Windows Media Player, .avi and .wmv files download quickly and .mpeg files download very slow?

Do I not have mpeg properly enabled for my Windows Media Player?



A:Windows Media Player - mpeg slow to download.

It best u download the movie clip before playing in WMP, and that too when using a dial-up.

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A family member recently updated my computer and installed Windows 7. I have been trying to download Windows Media Player for the Microsoft site but everytime I get the message that my computer is not compatible. I have tried downloading the one specifically for windows 7 and it doesn't work. I tried going into my old computer files from when I had windows XP and trying to get my older version fo WMP compatible but that will not work etheir. I see the icon on my old computer files but it will not work. How do I get Windows Media Player to download?

A:Incompatible message when I try to download Windows Media Player

Hi, you already have WMP version12 it is included in windows seven, you cannot download it, you are attempting to download V11, hence the compatibility message.

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Due to an issue with my HDD, my Windows Media Player 12 for Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit became corrupted...and the troubleshooter tells me to download and install the player again.  Problem is, there doesn't seem to be a way to do that.  Does
anyone know how I can manage this? 

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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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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU 3.40GHz, x64 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3062 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152584 MB, Free - 134703 MB; F: Total - 1430796 MB, Free - 1397716 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0HH807
Antivirus: Kaspersky PURE, Updated and Enabled

I have not been able to open my windows media player. I have icons on my start menu and taskbar. When I click nothing shows. I went on line and clicked to download the player, it downloads, I save it and then run it. All I get is a blank setup window. I ran a trouble shooter and I get the message "cannot view XML using XSL style sheet". Help please.

A:Unable to open or download Windows media player.

Uninstall it using Revo Uninstaller and then try and reinstall. Otherwise I reccomend downloading VLC media player, its basic but can play just about any file you can think of.

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I'm at my wits end.

I put together a capable gaming pc about a month ago with a bunch of new components and some cannibalized older components.

I installed all of the drivers from the motherboard cd. I have a radeon x1300 vid card. I'm running windows xp home ed. I've installed about every codec and plugin under the sun. I've troubleshot my load with regard to Windows itself.

I cannot play Windows Media Audio/Video files for the life of me.

I do get audio, but the video is all hyper-colored like looking at scrambled porn.

It doesn't matter if I download the video or watch it in a browser (any browser). It doesn't matter if I open up the DLed video in real player, Windows Media player or Generic DIVX player #458973: it still comes out all scrambled and in crazy moon-man rainbow colors.

I have no problem playing any other type of windows media player file. Quicktime works fine as well.

Please help.

A:Windows Media Player won't properly play Windows Media Audio/Video files

Well standard Window's media files should play without the need for any additional codecs.

Maybe check the forums of your vid card for some answers.

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I have some problems to sort the music files in the library. If there is an album with more than one disc, the sorting is like that: 1 - track 1 CD1 1 - track 1 CD2 2 - track 2 CD1 2 - track 2 CD2 etc... I would like more logical sorting like this: 1 - track 1 CD1 2 - track 2 CD1 etc... 1 - track 1 CD2 2 - track 2 CD2 etc... Do you see what I mean ? It seems that WMP/WMC doesn't sort using the "disc number" tag of the file (as it should be). Is there any way to sort it fine without creating 2 different albums for a 2 disc album ? Thank you.

A:Windows media player 12 / Windows Media Center - Multiple-Cds Albums sorting in library

The strange "subtitle" answer above is not really a valid notion given the lack of persistence.  When you step back, you see as koawmfot noted that this is really about the use of the "Set" field.  WMP does not and will not use the Set field to sort.  Instead it uses Album title as Shark noted.So the correct answer here would be to use the Album title field as the descriptive identifier.  If you really don't want to do this, you can use the track number such as by setting t1d1 to be 0101, t1d2 to be 0201, and so forth.  So those are the viable solutions, really.The problem with "Set" is that it doesn't fit well within the Explorer namespace / folder views.  This is consistent with the player storing one album in one folder, as opposed to dumping everything to one common folder - where you may have issues with filename collisions depending upon your naming scheme.As such it is not supported and is unlikely to be supported, sorry.

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I am trying to download an audiobook from my local library. I generally use Overdrive Media Console to do this. When I try to download the book I get an error message letting me know that my Windows Media Player needs a Security Upgrade in order to play the DRM files. It tells me to click on TOOLS in the Overdrive toolbar and then Windows Media Player Security Upgrade. When I do this, a dialog box appears and tells me to make sure I am connected to the internet (I am) and click OK. When I click OK - nothing happens. When I read the Windows Help file - it indicates that when I click OK in the dialog box in Overdrive, it is supposed to open WMP and another dialog box. It never does.
The Help file gives me a web site to go to where I can upgrade manually - this appears to be a Microsoft website. The Upgrade button here is grayed out.
I made sure I was using IE as the browser.
I opened WMP manually to see if there was anything I could upgrade manually there.
I can't even determine what version of WMP I have since the Properties button is grayed out.
I just bought this computer yesterday... it's running windows 8

If anyone can help me I would greatly appreciate it! I very much miss my audiobooks and I am literally banging my head against the wall trying to figure this out!!!


A:Windows 8 OS, Overdrive Media Console Windows Media Player Security Upgrade

Are you using an Admin account?

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I want to listen online radio on windows media player 12 on windows 8 but somehow it seem that media guide link has disappeared in windows 8 but is o.k in windows 7.
I am not very familiar with windows media player 12 please let me know if anyone can find the media guide linklocation please.


A:Can not found media guide link on windows media player 12 on windows 8

You need to post this over at the Windows 8 forums: Windows 8 Forums

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Looking through my Add / Remove Programs list I noticed that I have the following two programs installed ie,Windows Media Player 11 & Windows Media Format 11 Runtime. I realise that I need WMP on my PC but both of these programs are the same in size ie 11.16MB.

My questions are " Do I need the both of them or are they just the same?".

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Hi everyone!

When I find a media file (video file, for example) and double click it, the Media Player doesn't start at all...

I tried to re-associate the Windows Media Player to it's default media extensions through "Default Programs" , and it doesn't work...

All media files play normally on other players. I have to state that sometimes I get the message: "The file.... The parameter is incorrect".

Any help would be greatly appreciated. God bless guys! Take care!

OS: Vista 32 bit

A:Windows Media Player doesn't open media files on double click

What are the filetypes for those Video files? Maybe it's a Codec problem.

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I was wondering if there was a way to rip media off the web, from sites that run the windows media player firefox plugin to play the clip. I need to rip a clip off there for a school project, this is the linkhttp://archives.cbc.ca/politics/provincial_territorial_politics/clips/776/

To my knowledge this is not illegal, anyway I can't find any way of doing it, I have a firefox plugin that does it for most media, but not for this one, I've tried looking in the source code for the file, making a HTML file with the link and then saving as.... but nothing works, so I don't know, any body have anything?

A:rip media off windows media player firefox plugin (EDUCATION PURPOSES)

actually if you read the term of use for the site, you will find you would be violating copyright laws.


All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the Web site, including, without limitation, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, computer software and code (collectively, the Content) are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by CBC/Radio Canada, its licensors or the

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ok (as you my know by know i rarther hate windows media player)

well basicly i have loads of .mp3 files in my Docs and my music folders, there not all music files, when windows media sees them it ads them to libary, Annoyingly, i manages to stop it downloading extra info like album art (cos its soo stupid, it gets it wrong like 95% of the time lol) but it keeps adding every thing back to the libary even if i delete them from it, its soo annoying any!! surgestions please?

A:Solved: Stop Windows Media Player Automaticly ading media files to libary

In WMP go to Tools > Options and uncheck all the boxes in the Player tab, Privacy tab and Library tab.

In the Library tab click on Monitor Folders and set the top part to "My personal folders", then click on Advanced Options.

Set all the folders to "Ignore". Unfortunately you can't set the Rip folder to "Ignore" so for that go to the Rip music tab, where it says "Rip music to this location" click on Change and create an empty folder somewhere. Then just never add any music files to that folder.

Then delete everything out of the WMP library and it should remain empty.

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I am using WMP 12, on Windows 7, as a media server for an external disk (WD Passport Ultra) plugged into and configured by my router (ZyXel VMG8924) via its USB slot. It works quite happily for video files up to two hierarchical levels below my Videos folder,
i.e. they are arranged in year number folders and some of those folders have sub-folders, none of whose contents appear to be indexed by WMP Digital Server, but all videos at the two higher hierarchical levels are. I have tried both the 'apply media information
changes' option from the Organize menu option, and the 'make all of the media in my library available to my device' from the media streaming options customization but neither had any effect in showing up my missing videos (which by the way are mainly mpg's).
The router also allows configuration of an ftp server for the Videos folder and this is able to retrieve every single file in it so I know they are accessible by this route. Any ideas?

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I have all my music jukebox style in media player
Decided to sort it into albums and but now I seem to have 2 or 3 versons of the same songs in my list
How can I scan the media to get it to remove the missings links (but not the songs themselves from my hard drive please )

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Well, I'm not sure what to do here. Up until a few days ago I was sharing my media with all computers on my network on my wireless router.

Now when I log into windows and open WMP 11 it says that I am no longer sharing media, would you like to turn on sharing? So I say yes and confirm to share my media to all devices on my network, mainly my PS3.

I uninstalled it and reinstalled it (well it actually just reverted back). I also checked to make sure that Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service is set to automatic in Admin tools. And also checked windows firewall that it allows the service.

So I am at a loss here, I don't know how to get my media sharing capabilites back. I know its not my PS3, as I am sharing media from my laptop right now. Any suggestions?

Thanks High

A:Solved: Windows Media Player 11 Media Sharing Problems

Sonnyboy quote:
PS3 and Vista Sharing Sorted
Found it. Disabled IPSEC Services and rebooted my router and hey presto media sharing in vista with PS3. Although I had disabled this before and restarted my computer I had not rebooted the router (ie turned it off and on again). This was the important thing on my set up and I missed it.

Funny thing is IPSEC Services do not have to be disabled in XP.

Hope this helps someone.

This actually worked for my Windows XP, I am now able to share, but is this a safe thing to have turned off?

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I am running windows xp with media centre version 2002 and have installed service pack 2 but when I try to upgrade my player to 11 it states needs roll up update 2 this wont install because I have media edtion version 2002 what can i do to get arround this as at moment looks like only way round this issue is to install from scratch with a new media edtion version 2005

A:Windows xp media edition v 2002 but cant install media player 11

hello & welcome to TSF,

follow this link & let me know if you have tried this



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windows 10 media player can not play some other files.wma. There displaying "media changing" and diverting to a website.
I have lots of these audio format which are favorites and its dificult to trace all websites and download again. Please help

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Hello all,

I have my main media desktop in the living room setup to share the meda on the "E:" drive. On my Windows 7 laptop using WMP12 i am able to find the shared media library and access for playback. However I am having a difficult time trying to do the same on my other desktop in my room running XP WMP11. I cant seem to find out how to stream the media files from the living room desktop via the WMP11? is this even possible, or is there a software i could use to do this if WMP11 does not support it? i tried XBMC but i keep receiving playback error. I wish there was a WMP12 for XP to make things easier but unfortunately there isnt

please help..

thank [email protected]

A:Windows Media Player 11 - Stream videos from media sharing??

Try using K-lite mega codecs




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So for some background I basically stream music, pictures and video content from my computer to an Xbox 360 in the lounge room for my family to enjoy. This has worked for quite a long time with Windows 7.

I installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview today and got settled in with it and indexed my libraries with Windows Media player so this could resume. But to my dismay this doesn't seem to work in Windows 8.

I have each folder and hard drive shared on windows for network use, I have a little experience from LANs in this area. I have enabled all streaming options in WMP that I know of and the entirety of my library has been fully indexed. This is WMP 12 and everything I possibly know of is up to date.

I haven't got the Homegroup feature active as I never had to use this before.

The only other thing I have noticed that has changed is this. A little green icon that in windows 7 would appear on top of the xboxs, I'm assuming this means something.

On the Xbox end it used to display the Libraries such as 'Recorded TV', 'Music', 'TV Shows', 'Movies' and other things but now when I try to access video content it gives me a folder called 'Videos' which contains nothing.

Does anybody know of any solutions?

A:Streaming Media Content to an Xbox 360 via Windows Media Player

After more messing around it seems media servers can see jpgs but nothing else. I'm just going to reinstall W7 for now.

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Ever since I switched to Verizon as my ISP, I can no longer get Media Info (CD PLaylists) when I rip CD's using Windows Media Player
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO, 512 Mb
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Motherboard: ACER, MCP73
Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus, Updated and Enabled


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:29:35 PM, on 7/27/2014
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16555)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Unchecky\bin\unchecky_bg.exe
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A:Cannot connect Windows Media Player to the internet for Media info

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Every since January 4th of this year, I have been trying to fix a very annoying issue with windows media player.
How It Started
Back in January my dad's computer constantly kept freezing over and over due to him having way to many podcast on his computer. I'm the only one who knew how to fix it from crashing and so I tried to delete some of the memory off the computer, however when
the memory was low I noticed that a few programs (including media player) were not functioning correctly. I was able to fix them but then I noticed that media player's entire library was missing, which made me think if I restarted the computer, it would fix
it. Sadly it didn't but I was able to find tutorials on how to restore the library back to MP, but the thing is before I attempted that, I went into media player with administrator on in hopes it would make a change. Of course it didn't but now there's a issue
that I face and I keep running into dead ends. Every single time I try to turn on media sharing in the WMP library, when I check both options and then click ok it doesn't do anything. No matter how many times I try to press it, nothing happens and also what
I find strange is that the ok button has a administrator prompt shield on it now. Kind of like it's trying to ask for permission but fails before it can do that.
The solutions I have tried
I have tried dozens of solutions and yet none of them fix the issue. I tried using regedit.exe and tried fixing it's registry but that di... Read more

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