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Q: Media player slow to start playing

Need help with Windows media player. When I attempt to play a wmv or wma file it is slow to start playing and while it is waiting I get a message at the bottom left "media Changing" it takes about 20 sec to start. This also happens if I am playing a playlist and skip to the next song - ANY Ideas ???

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A: Media player slow to start playing

Found a fix but I don't understand why?
The fix is to go to control panel - sounds - select the speakers I am using - properities - enhancements - disable all enhancements
this fixed it.
I did not have any enhanceents checked -- so I wonder what I disabled??

Oh well I guess another VISTA SECRET .......

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My Windows Media Player used to play videos flawlessly, but then just recently it has stopped playing those same videos slowly or not at all. And before you ask, yes I have it at normal speed in playback options. This is very annoying because I need to watch back my videos as I upload some to YouTube or other things.

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My Windows Media Player used to play videos flawlessly, but then just recently it has stopped playing those same videos slowly or not at all. And before you ask, yes I have it at normal speed in playback options. This is very annoying because I need to watch back my videos as I upload some to YouTube or other things.

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My Windows Media Player used to play videos flawlessly, but then just recently it has stopped playing those same videos slowly or not at all. And before you ask, yes I have it at normal speed in playback options. This is very annoying because I need to watch back my videos as I upload some to YouTube or other things.

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My Windows Media Player used to play videos flawlessly, but then just recently it has stopped playing those same videos slowly or not at all. And before you ask, yes I have it at normal speed in playback options. This is very annoying because I need to watch back my videos as I upload some to YouTube or other things.

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Hello there and apologies if it has been posted before (though I couldn't find it anywhere). I have two PCs running Windows Vista Business 32-bit since the RTM version. In other words they have survived long enough to download updates via Windows Updates, install both Service Packs etc.For some time now I experience the 10 - 25 second delay when playing a MP3 file in WMP. This delay appears to happen only once per Windows boot. Now, this does sound odd so I've tried to troubleshoot myself. When playing an MP3 file WMP launches mfpmp.exe file and this is how it's meant to be even though the files aren't DRM protected. Using Process Monitor I've found that before the process launches wmplayer.exe "pokes around" %systemroot%\system32\catroot\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE} folder. By "poking around" I mean querying file information (among other things) on most if not on every file. This introduces the delay during startup of playback as there are about 1400 *.cat files around. It can be clearly seen in Process Monitor summary that it takes even 25 seconds (depending on other hard disk activity) to "get through" the folder. It appears that the module responsible for file activity is CI.dll (code integrity). I would speculate that verifying the signatures (or whatever it's doing at this point) is a prerequisite to the launch of mfpmp.exe which plays the MP3 file. However WMP is checking the *.cat files that doesn't appear to be relevant to medi... Read more

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Hi. I am not able to play any audio or video files in my Windows Media Player or in my Real Player. I may have installed some codecs that may have caused this - but I do not know, as the codecs were installed 2 weeks ago, and I have used these media players since then.

What would you suggest I do?

Thanks for your help.
 

A:Media Player and Real Player - not playing!!

The easiest thing to do is to uninstall both, reboot and then install windows media player. that should fix your problem...doc
 

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in fact i can t even oopen it!

each time i try and error message appears:

"gdiplus.dll is missing"

what can i do to fix the problem?

iv already tried downloading the software from the microsoft website but the same message came up.

iv also searched my pc for the gdipus.dll file and loads come up!

what can i do?
 

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Hi hope you can help me.

I have started having problems with media player 10 in which any movie/mpg type file i download to watch has a sound problem.

The picture is fine but the audio is like in slow motion !

All films/DVD's run fine its just the type of movies you watch on various sites that you dont save, just click to watch if you follow.

Any ideas please.

Cheers

A:Media Player 10 playing up !!!!

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...eshooting.aspx

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I use to be able to insert a cd and it would play on my media player. I cannot remember if it was 6.4 or 7.1. I am using MPC6.4.7.2 now and nothing happens when I insert a cd.

I can play them on the cd player.

W98SE
 

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An odd thing happened the other day, I shut down my pc after watching a few movies. When I started it the next day Media player would no longer play video files, or audio files. When I click on a file to play, media player loads but it just sits there, and the wee Widgit on the side bar shows that it's using 50/60% of the processor.... Ive looked into reinstalling the player bur most sites state that its basicly built into vista and a reinstall of the OS will fix it, but thats to much hassle. The audio and Video files work on other players, I.E. Zoom Player and Quicktime.
But I Love to use Media player, The way you can just select several Vids, right click and add to player list.
I've downloaded all the updates that windows update suggests,

Anything you guys can suggest will be greatly appreciated

Thanks In Advance...
Kricky

A:Media Player, Not playing

Originally Posted by kricky


An odd thing happened the other day, I shut down my pc after watching a few movies. When I started it the next day Media player would no longer play video files, or audio files. When I click on a file to play, media player loads but it just sits there, and the wee Widgit on the side bar shows that it's using 50/60% of the processor.... Ive looked into reinstalling the player bur most sites state that its basicly built into vista and a reinstall of the OS will fix it, but thats to much hassle. The audio and Video files work on other players, I.E. Zoom Player and Quicktime.
But I Love to use Media player, The way you can just select several Vids, right click and add to player list.
I've downloaded all the updates that windows update suggests,

Anything you guys can suggest will be greatly appreciated

Thanks In Advance...

Kricky



Why not try a system restore, since you said it was working before, its helped me a lot when something goes wrong with my pc, which will restore your system to an earlier time, its like a time machine, just go to-Start-Type in start search: system restore, click on that-then click on: choose a different restore point-then just click on an earlier time before this problem happened, It'll usually fix your problem, has for me.
Tell me how it goes,
~LordJohnx3

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Hi All

I was running MP9 and a few days ago it refused to play avi's recorded by my digital camera. It will play avi's fromother sources, DVD's etc but not my camera avi's. It playe dthem perfectly until a few days ago.

Same with PowerDVD. It will play everything, no problem, except for these few avi's.

I downloaded and ran GSpot over the suspect avi's to see if there was a codec problem but they all rendered OK and GSpot said they should play OK with the existing setup. Finally I uninstalled MP9 and installed MP10 but there is no change.

The error message I get on MP is "Unknown Error" with a code. Not surprisingly M'soft don't provide much assistance. I see from this and other forums that MP suddenly refusing to play avi's isn't at all uncommon. Can someone please offer suggestions on how/why and how I go about fixing this.

Thanks very much.
 

A:Media Player stopped playing some AVI's

Try uninstalling and reinstalling the camera software. A codec may have been installed by that installation. Anything unusual in the right-click properties of those files?

A general-purpose codec that will play most avi's is the DirectShow ffdshow:

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ffdshow/ffdshow-20020617.exe?download
 

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Help....
I have some .wmv files that I would like to watch. (dirtbike riding stuffs)
I have watched these movies in the past but now all of a sudden I click on the files and Windows Media Player opens up like it's gonna play the clip but nothing ever happends. Nadda, Zero...nuth'n
This also applies for .wmv files off the internet.
(I've tested with many .wmv files and media player always opens up like it's gonna play but never does)

It has worked in the past.

I have Vista Business x64 sp1
I've tried to reinstall windows media player but I get a message telling me I already have the latest version instsalled: 11.0.6001.7000
I downloaded this, Windows Media Player Software Informer: Latest version download, news and info about this Microsoft Corporation program. Expand your horizons in the field of playing videos., which says it's version 11.0.6001.7000 but I still get the same error message.

I googled fix's and such but nothing I tried has helped out.
Tried reinstalling SP1, won't let me, says I have it installed already.

I'm not that great with Vista in regards to uninstalling media player (if that's possible) in order to reinstall it.
If someone can help me out here, I'd much appriaciate it.

Thank you.

A:Windows Media Player not playing?

2 slow u people R ....I installed VLC media player for now.

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I recently installed a DVD burner on a computer with windows xp home sp2. When I try to play dvd's in windows media player I get this message:

Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video. You might need to adjust your Windows display settings. Open display settings in Control Panel, and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality settings.Click to expand...

Of course doing those things doesn't fix anything.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Windows Media Player Playing DVD's

The message is kind of strange -- but the bottom line is that Windows Media Player has never come with the mpeg-2 decoder needed for playing DVDs.

For this you must have a 3rd party player installed such as PowerDVD-- or if you don't care about using WMP -- you can view just about anything in VLC: >>

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

To check whether Windows already has the required decoder, use this:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...AC-0AB6-4990-943D-627E6ADE9FCB&displaylang=en
 

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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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For quite some time, the only way I have been able to play mp4 video has been by changing the file type to .avi.  I would very much like to get this problem fixed, and appreciate any suggestions.
I have attached an image file of the message I get.
 
Thanks
 
 
 

A:Windows Media Player not playing .MP4

try using VLC to play your videos.......
 
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

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Hi,

I'm trying to play a few audios, but keep getting a message in WMP when trying to open them; that says: Windows Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file.

Can anyone give me any advice on how to play them?

A:Windows Media Player Not Playing MP3's

Where did you get the mp3s from? Are you sure they are good? Have you tried playing them with any other media player such as VLC?

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Im trying to watch a dvd (video shop one ) on my pc. As far as i know it is the media player on windows xp. tried playing it but no picture shows. HELLLPPP!
 

A:no picture when playing dvd in XP media player

Upgrade media player with new codecs.
Try with Power DVD.
 

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I need some serious help here.

I had downloaded a video with .mkv extension from azureus. It was playing in both vlc and wmp10 but with jerky video.
So I decided to install a codec for playing mkv files.
I went to http://www.cccp-project.net/ and installed their codec pack. Then wmp10 stopped playing the mkv file!!!
Then I panicked and uninstalled the cccp codec pack. Now wmp10 plays no media file

Help!!!!!!!
Someone told me I have to restore my Directshow! Is it true? If so, how do I do this?
Help
 

A:Windows Media Player Not playing anything!

Download a more popular codec pack like K-Lite Codec Pack from here.
 

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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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Hi there,

I'm having problems with playing DVDs. When I try to play a DVD, the size of the picture is about 20% or less of the size of my screen. I've tried checking the fit player to video on restart and fit video to player on resize when right-click on the video but no luck.
I've also tried changing the video size manually from 100% to 200% and it makes very little difference to the size of the picture which remains very small.
Also if I insert a DVD, when I go to my computer and double click DVD drive to play the DVD, the media player automatically starts in full-screen mode but the picture is still very small. I think this has something to do with the problem. Any advice would be welcome.

Thanks in advance.

Nick.

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My new laptop got my old music files from my old laptop via third party computer on a stick and media player 12 will not play wma files.  The files that won't play are ones I had the cd for.  I have tried several things none of which fixed it
to include contacting Microsoft and letting them run the computer.  The sfc scan has been run twice, the media player has been uninstalled and installed something  like three times.  VLC and iTunes downloaded and files downloaded to iTunes have
not converted to mp3 as expected, perhaps it is something with that I am not doing.  Many people on this and I appreciate the efforts  

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Hi,

Is there a program that I can use that works on Vista that I can use to rip movies to my pc but still play them thru windows media player, I've been ripping and burning as .ISO images.

Nick
 

A:Playing movies on Pc thru media player

This subject is against forum rules. You will not get any assistance. Please read the rules:

Circumventing Copy Protection - While we believe it's reasonable to make backup copies of CDs and DVDs that you own, a lot of people break copy protection for the wrong reasons. The law is still vague, at best, as to if it is legal to break copy protection in order to make such a backup, even for personal use. (The DMCA, for example, seems to make it illegal.) As a result, we do not allow discussion of how to break copy protection at this time. If we can find a nice way to draw the line, we may reconsider this in the future as laws get sorted out.Click to expand...
 

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Hi All,
I have just bought a new machine with Vista Home Premium and it is running great but is not playing video files. I can hear the audio but no video. This happens regardless of whether it is playing inmedia player, or I am creating a DVD in pre installed movie maker or DVD Maker.

Is it just a codec pack or driver files it might be missing... or some other nasty?

Thanks in advance.... Beagleboy.
 

A:Playing DVD and AVI files in Media Player

You could be missing a CODEC, what type of file is it? This utility can tell you: http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

There's also a chance that the video card driver needs to be updated, there's lots of little glitches with display drivers at the moment.
 

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Dear sir,
Previously I was using Windows Media Player 9 and DVDs were playing smoothly. But now, after formating my Hard Disk, I have installed Windows Media Player 10. But to my surprise, DVDs are not playing at all. What is the technique to play DVDs in Windows Media Player 10?
Secondly, please let me know how to delete Windows Media player 10 from The folder 'Program files' Thanking U.
nkraoji
 

A:DVDs are not playing in Windows Media PLayer 10

You probably need a DVD decoder. You usually get them by installing a commercial player like PowerDVD etc.
 

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I can't seem to figure this one out. Windows media player 9 is freezing and not playing CDs , files or anything at all. We are having trouble with our network here where it sometimes takes a while to get to a website due to a bad decision on hardware. Full duplex does not translate well to half duplex for 20 plus computers. I'm wondering if this is playing a part in WMPs problem of freezing and not playing files or CDs because of not being able to reach out to the net.

Thanks in advance,

Specks
 

A:Windows Media Player 9 freezing / not playing

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I am having a problem viewing my PAID FOR and downloaded iTune TV shows on iTunes because of freezing videos, etc. even after all of Apple's suggested fixes. I was told VLC played anything so i downloaded it, hoping I could just avoid using Quicktime altogether. I assumed that all I needed to do was get into the particular MPEG-4 video file and "open with" the VLC media program; The VLC window opens and the slider moves, but I get nothing, no audio, no video. I'm hoping I'm merely overlooking something simple. Anyone have any experience using this media player for videos? Thanks.
 

A:Playing iTune videos in VLC Media Player possible?

If you can't get VLC to work try QuickTime Alternative.
 

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I am having problems playing audio files in iTunes and Media Player. I have tried to reinstall iTunes and see if that works but nothing. Media Player shows the video but a error message pops up saying the file is currently in use close program and attempt to view file again. Also no audio plays in MEdia Player, however audio works any where else. Someone know what it could be?
 

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Hi,

I have win xp pro with windows media player 10. When I play videos such as mpegs they come up in a browser rather than in the player. How do i stop this?

Hope you can help,
Alex
 

A:Windows Media Player playing in browser?

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/using/howto/customizing/mediabar.mspx#ENB
 

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Had to reload my computer (crashed). Anyway, I get all sounds from
my speakers and like news videos, etc., but I downloaded music track,
tried to play it. It plays, but no sounds on both Media Player & Winamp.
My husband did the same thing, his works. I know it's playing, just no
sound.....Thanks!
 

A:Media Player & Winamp Playing Problem

This may sound a bit duffy, but you say you do have sound except not when palying your downloaded music tracks, wright?
Does it happen anytime you use winamp and/or mediaplayer, or only when playing those tracks?
I'd go check on two things, first the build-in volume settings of your players, or second, the fact your files might have gotten corrupted when your pc crashed.
It's also possible that some level of your players got corrupted when your baby-toy went down.
What was the reason it crashed?
A virus or an OS error?
What where the progs you where running at that moment?
 

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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

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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OS: Vista home premium.

I have been able to burn music CD and play them fine on any PC or CD player. Last time I burn a music CD, I can play on PC and only some CD players.

Has anybody had this problem on MS OS: Vista home premium??????

I burn same music CD on my XP OS and it works fine and can play on PC or any CD player.

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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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Hi everyone,

Im having problems with Windows Media player 11. Basically, when I select a album or list of songs to play, they are nto shown anywhere within Windows Media Player 11. The only thing I see is a blank screen when i open WMP11, and when i play songs I just get the visualisation - no album informtation or anything.

How can I resolve this issue. I have been through every option I can think of but can't find anything.

Thanks

A:Window Media Player 11 Now Playing List

Hi DannyT

In the now playing view top item on the menu "show list pane" when selected should display current playlist

Hope this helps

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My windows media player will freeze up when playing songs. can anyone help me with this?
 

A:media player freezes when playing song

What version of WMP is this?

Do you have all the latest codecs?
 

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This problems may be relatively easy to solve but i just cant think of it .

I have video files i am trying to play,they are playing perfectly with one slight problem , they are playing upside down and back to front.

I have tried re-installing media player 11 with no change .

Please help as this is very frustrating,

regards,

Peter

A:Media Player 11 and Power dvd 6 Playing backwards

Seems like a codec issue. Try installing the k-lite or the divx codec's. Should solve the problem.

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I keep getting this error message C00D10D1: Cannot play the file
when ever i put in a dvd and try to play it. I have downloaded several things and nothing works.
 

A:error with playing dvds on Media player

Do you have DVD playing software installed? Windows media player does not have native DVD playing capability and only uses the codec from third party DVD playing utilities to play DVD's.
 

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Almost none of my videos will play anymore after installing this upgrade. Videos start and then don't actually play. I just see a screen still and I can jump around through the frames. Some videos like AVI files that I open show up as music and again, will not play.

Any idea what is going on here?

A:Windows Media Player 11 not playing videos

U will need the codes.... Try a third party software like storm codec. Try a google search

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Get the sound but no picture on any video file, and its the same for PowerDVD, Wind DVD and Divx.

Downloaded all the codecs I could find and followed the advice from the MS site, downloading the reccomended codecs.


Any advice welcome

A:[SOLVED] Media Player 11 not playing DVDs

have you installed these
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/...ec_Package.htm

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Hi, I am having a problem with Media Player and have tried everything I can think to remedy the issue short of reinstalling Windows XP.

Whenever I try to play a video file in Media Player 10 I get an error that says "Windows Media Player has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
There is no error code that I can tell. The error signature says
AppName: wmplayer.exe AppVer: 10.0.0.3250 ModName unknown
ModVer: 0.0.0.0 Offset: e991403

The weird thing is that it will play audio files fine. I also have media player 6.4 on the computer (it seems like it is installed when you install Media Player 10) and if I go into the MediaPlayer directory and open that program and open video through it then the video works fine. Video also works fine in every other video program that I run. I also tried rolling back media player to version 9, and I still get the problem.

I know I can use other programs for video but I have a hard time playing internet videos since Media Player isn't working.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

-Caleb
 

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