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Media Player on Vista stopped playing .AVI files

Q: Media Player on Vista stopped playing .AVI files

Hello there guys, I am having a real problem with my Windows Media Player 11 playing .avi files.

My digital camera records videos and they have played on my machine with WMP no problem at all until yesterday. When I click on the file to play it it says "Window Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file. For additional assitance, click Web Help."

I have had had a good around and I can't resolve this problem. The problem seems to have occured since I installed DivX Player, Codec etc.. (the installer package). Since then I have tried uninstalling it to go back to how it was and also tried doing a system restore to the point before but still the same problem.

Don't know what to do but this problem also effect Windows movie maker, it won't player the avi files in there either, please help.

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium

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I've not long had Vista (Home Premium) and the windows media player that came with it used to play the .ts files that I'd exported from my digibox hard drive. Then - for apparently no reason - Media Player decided that it was no longer going to open the files, not even the ones that it had opened previously. It came up with the cood1199 error, but I don't understand why it's stopped playing them as it used to. It's infuriating. I don't want to have to download another program to play them when Media Player should - as it *did* - play them. Is there anything that I can do to get it to play what it used to play?

A:Media Player has stopped playing .ts files

Originally Posted by nick0116


I've not long had Vista (Home Premium) and the windows media player that came with it used to play the .ts files that I'd exported from my digibox hard drive. Then - for apparently no reason - Media Player decided that it was no longer going to open the files, not even the ones that it had opened previously. It came up with the cood1199 error, but I don't understand why it's stopped playing them as it used to. It's infuriating. I don't want to have to download another program to play them when Media Player should - as it *did* - play them. Is there anything that I can do to get it to play what it used to play?




Have you tried a system restore back to when you know this worked or is this to far in the past? Have you tried to play the files with something like Realplayer. I know that you want to use WMP long term but this would confirm that it is a WMP issue.

Also found this link if it helps.

http://www.updatexp.com/0xc00d1199.html

Regards
UKMedia

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Hello there guys, I am having a real problem with my Windows Media Player 11 playing .avi files.

My digital camera records videos and they have played on my machine with WMP no problem at all until yesterday. When I click on the file to play it it says "Window Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file. For additional assitance, click Web Help."

I have had had a good around and I can't resolve this problem. The problem seems to have occured since I installed DivX Player, Codec etc.. (the installer package). Since then I have tried uninstalling it to go back to how it was and also tried doing a system restore to the point before but still the same problem.

Don't know what to do but this problem also effect Windows movie maker, it won't player the avi files in there either, please help.

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium

A:[SOLVED] .avi files not playing in Windwos Media Player on Vista after DivX installed

Hi ellisd5, as far as i'm aware Divx is not Vista compatible but don't quote me on that. Best thing I can suggest is to download and install the latest stable release of K-Lite codec pack as that may restore normal functionality to your avi files (be sure to remove any currently installed codec packs first though).

Hope that helps

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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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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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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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Vista home premium, all updates and sp's installed.

Trying to use Media Player V11. Has been working. Now get an error message (see uploaded screen shot) Trying to download and reinstall from MS downloads page. All I can find is an MS Update for Media player 11 for Vista which states this does not apply to my system. (see screen shots.) How can I get Media player reinstalled????

SYSTEM SPECS

Intel Core 22 Quad core processor Q6600 (2.4Ghz,1066FSB) 8MB cache
3GB DDR2 SDRAM at 667Mhz
256MB NVIDA GeForce 8600GT-DDR3
500GB Serial ATA II Hard drive @7200RPM
Vista Home Premium 32 bit
X-Fi Soundblaster

A:Media Player 11+Vista stopped working

have you tried uninstalling media player and then reinstalling?

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I cannot seem to find any codec other than 3vix to play these m4a files. That was fine until the demo ran out. Is there a free codec or am I forced to buy a codec (just seems principly wrong). Or maybe some kind of converter?
 

A:Solved: Playing m4a files on media player 11?

sorry wrong forum.
 

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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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Hello,

I have a memory card camcorder that records video as .ASF files (MPEG4 I think too) and until now have had no problem playing back the video files that I have recorded.

I've recently had to do a full system wipe of my computer due to various issues. Now I have a bang up to date version of Windows Media Player 10 as well as all the codecs packs. However the .ASF videos just won't play properly, the videos stop and start every second with huge gaps in between each frame. Windows Media Player also crashes with playing these files, I tried RealPlayer which also delivers exactly the same results.

I'm totally stuck with what to do,

Thanks for any help you will be able to give me in advance,

Martin
 

A:Trouble playing ASF files and Windows Media Player

Sounds like it might be a codec problem. Do a google search for a program called gspot (you can guess why I won't do one at work -.-;; ) It opens a file and reads what codec's its trying to use. Giving that output about the audio and video codec would let us know what those files are using in particular and can hunt down a way to fix it.
 

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I download my Audiobooks from Audible.com into Windows Media Player and then burn to CD using Nero. However if I want to hear them directly from my computer I find I can not play the files. Is this not an anomoly? If they can be downloaded why can't I play them? Is there a codec I can install?

A:playing Audible .aa files in Windows media player

I have books from there also and can play them from within audible manager but if I go to the audible download folder and try then I can't play them either, though I thought I could with Vista. Are you using the audible manager program to try to play them or just the folder?

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My uncle got DSL a couple of months ago and I've downloaded several large and small video clips and saved them to cd-rw's so that I could bring them home and put them on my computer, but I've encountered a problem when I try to view some of the clips. Some clips say ANOBOLIC when I try to open them and they won't play on either my laptop or my desktop pc, but I can open and view them fine on my uncle's computer. What do I need to download to fix this problem?

The other problem that I am having is that I saved some video clips that range from 15 to 30 minutes, and when I put the cd in either my laptop or desktop pc a couple of the clips say that they are 1 or 2 minutes when they are really 15 to 30 minute clips. I try to play them and they play for 1 or 2 minutes pause at the end and then move to the next clip, and when I fast forward the clip I am able to see some more of what wasn't shown in the first 1 or 2 minutes but it won't finish playing the whole clip. Again, I am able to view all of the clips perfectly on my uncle's computer.

At first I thought that the problem was with the cd-rw's, but since they work fine on my uncle's computer I have to believe that it is a problem with the media player. I've tried playing them with Realplayer and a couple other media players, but I keep having the same problem. I think that the Windows Media Player needs something downloaded, but I don't no what to download. Both my ... Read more

A:Big Problem Playing files on cds using Windows Media Player 10

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I have recently installed windows media player 10 and have a problem with it. Whenever i play an audio file in media player, media player becomes very slow and unresponsive. i have also discovered it is using between 90-99% of my cpu usage while playing audio files. if i use another media player (ie winamp) i do not have this problem, but i prefer to use media player. n e suggestions???
 

A:Windows Media Player 10 playing audio files

you can roll it back to wmp9 in add/remove-windows componets and delete the wmp10 install file. then redownload it. but you may have some conflict or it could be just a bad file. i like 9 better then 10 anyway.
 

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I am running Windows XP, with Media Player version 11.

I want to run the VOB video files that I transferred from a DVD to my hard drive.

Thanks in advance for your help.
 

A:Solved: Playing VOB video files on MS Media Player

Try VCL player

http://download.cnet.com/VLC-Media-Player/3000-13632_4-10267151.html
 

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Media Player Classic crashes when playing certain .rm files. Windows Media Player can play them fine. I'm on Windows 7 64 bit.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8172 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460, 767 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 716398 MB, Free - 501132 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P8Z68-V LE
Antivirus: avast! Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Media Player Classic crashes when playing .rm files

Try this:
Change the name of the file so that it only contains letters and numbers. Remove all non ASCII characters.
Rename the file-type from .rm to .rmvb
 

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I have ten songs that i bought online and my WMP used to play them, but no longer does. Everytime i go to open the files, a error screen comes up saying "there was an u expecte error and WMP needs to close"

i have sent the info. to Microsoft, but there haven't been any fixes. I do have the latest updates for it, any solutions or what's the next step...perhaps a error number is what you need?

MHD
 

A:Windows Media Player no longer playing .wma files

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I have no sound when playing dvds using media player 11 on vista, audio cd's play ok. These are shop purchased dvds.
 

A:no sound when playing dvds using media player 11 on vista

See this

http://forums.techarena.in/media-player/1082467.htm
 

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After a month of using VISTA 32bit Ultimate Edition and using Windows Media player 11 I had absolutely no problems.

Now in the second month,Im noticing that Only Mp3 Files start cutting/or skipping in my PC WITHOUT ANY ERROR MSG.

But Any other file format like Wav and Mpeg vidoes seems to work perfectly well.

I tried playing Mp3 files in Real player& Winamp, it works perfectly well.

So why suddenly only MP3 Files seem to start cutting on my Vista 32bit System?

Pls find a solution to the problem

I tried scanning for spywares,still no point...

A:Vista Windows Media Player MP3 Playing Issue

try downloading K-lite codecs pack
along with Vista Codecs bundle

Should fix that issue for you

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Hi people Can someone help me Ive had vista for 2 months now and still cant play DVDs on windows media player :-( Im not technically minded and only bought the laptop for playing dvds music and using msn!!! So frustrated !! Would be really grateful if some1 would give me the answer...

A:Vista playing DVDs using windows media player

if you cannot play them you need to get plugins,i think only ultimate and business come with the plugins
use a different player as the plugins are not free

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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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When I play an mpeg in Windows Media Player my system reboots. Any Ideas what I can do about this?

Thank you!
 

A:Computer reboots when Playing Video files in Media player 10

First thing to do is to go into Control panel/ system / Advanced tab/ startup and recovery settings/ and turn off the option for automatic reboots.

Then see if you get a blue screen with a error message instead of a reboot.. If you do, then post back with the message.
 

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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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hello,
my computer has been saying that it has been low on ram for a while, but i would ignore it as i have just finished download call of duty modern warfare 2 (a large game) and have been wanting to play it. Suddenly, my sound ceased to work and windows media player wont play files, instead putting a red x next to them as if they cant find them. When my headphones are plugged in the jack it wont work, but when i take the sound jack out my computers speakers (which are coming from the monitor) make very strange noises. I have a windows vista 32 bit and i would appreciate some help. Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] Sound suddenly stopped working and windows media player wont recognise files

Windows requires considerable memory to run media player.
If it is out of memory it wont even start.

Try to disable some things and see if it will work.

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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?
 

A:windows media player not playing media

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Do you know how to prevent a website media player from stopping to play in the middle of a streaming of video?
I want to watch videos from a TV chanel website but their default player always stopped the video after lets say 10 min then there is no way to continue from this stopping point on without rewatching from the beginning.
 

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ok.
i use vista 64-bit and the media player that came with it plus a codec package from windows. for the past 2 years i have been very happy with it with no problems what so ever. however now, without downloading any patches, my media player has decided it won't play certain videos.

i have some music videos and some films that i have downloaded and they still play just fine. but the ones i have ripped with DVD Fab (i own them btw) have since stopped working properly. they play audio but there is no video. when i play in full screen, instead of getting black like before, i get the same visualisations as if i was viewing an mp3 (the vortex/battery thing)

i downloaded the K-lite codec package thinking it may be that. nothing happened.
i have also noticed that when i view a movie/video, even though i can close the media player [X], it still playing. i can hear it. when i re-open it, its still playing as if i just minimised it.
so i don't know what to do.
(could my G15 keyboard be keeping the file running in the background somehow)

i am not in favour of a 'roll back' (system restore) because i don't know when it started. (not to mention the loss in data)
and for those who don't know. the vista media player is apart of the program. it can't be uninstalled nor re-installed without re-installing all of vista again.
/cry
not a pleasant thought.

thanks for any help you can give me

A:Vista 64 media player with mp3 visualisation insted of video when running video files

Are the DVD on DVD disks or are they files on a hard drive?

Also, do the files play on other media players like VLC or Windows Media Player Classic?

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Hi everyone, my VLC Media Player has stopped working. I found YouTube video how to fix the problem and followed the steps carefully but it did not help.

Windows Media Player stopped working for me a long time ago. That is why I installed VLC which has been fine for a long time, until recent.
My question is: do you know a real working problem solution for VLC, or can you recommend another nice Media Player that works with Windows 7?

I would much appreciate ANY help.
I have 6 GB RAM. 64 bit operating system My browser is Firefox (latest version).

P.S. If by miracle I find a solution myself I will post here on this thread.
 

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I NEED HELP- i need a link to help witha problem with WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER NETWORKING SHARING SERVICES- WHEN I TRY TO UPLOAD BBC LIVE RADIO- I GETA MESSAGE SAYING>>>" STOPPED WORKING AND WAS CLOSED, PROBLEM WITH APPLICATION''. DOES THIS MEAN I AM BEING BLOCKED BY BBC OR DO I HAVE A VIRUS THAT IS STOPPING THIS SERVICE??

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Did a Windows Update 3 months ago and since when I use Windows Media Player I get a "windows media player has Stopped Working" Tried system restore but it did not go back far enough & ran system file checker  but showed nothing. I switched to VLC Media Player but the same thing happens. I disabled WMP then restarted but had no affect & I ran Microsoft Fix it but nothing. Any ideas on how to fix this would be appreciated. Thanks !

A:Media Player's Stopped Working ?

Have you tried the solution listed here?  http://www.kapilarya.com/fix-windows-media-player-has-stopped-working

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Hi, can anybody suggest why my Windows Media Player 11 won't work any more?
I keep getting the message 'cannot play this file' nine times out of ten, whereas everything worked fine before, and as far as I know I haven't altered my system or anything.
I tried re-installing WMP but the problem's still there.
I'm XP Home.
Thanks

A:Win Media Player Has Stopped Working

Right click the file and select error details

Please post the error message hear, as it will give us clues as to what's the problem

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I recently upgraded Windows media Player on my desktop to version 10. Now I am unable to open all mpeg files which I synchronise with my Toshiba Windows CE Media Player version 9. Please help
Eddy
 

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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 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
 

A:Playing CDs on Media Player

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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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Hi all,
I have been happily using Windows Media player 11 for nearly a year (since I purchased my Toshiba Tecra laptop) until about a week ago when it told me it encountered a problem while playing the file. Now I can't get audio from many other programs that use WMP as their audio player. So I thought I would uninstall and reinstall and it might be fixed!! No such luck. It actually doesn't uninstall - it rolls back to MWP10. And then you don't get an option to uninstall WMP10.

Since then I have tried a few things including installing another player -GOB - which didn't work either. It said something about needing DirectX7.0 or higher but I have v.9 installed so I'm not sure what's going on.

So far I've spent about 2 hours trying to read Tech support forums and the Microsoft knowledge base and no one seems to have any idea how to fix this.

Can anyone offer any suggestions? I'm hoping I don't have to reinstall Windows XP to get it working again...

Thanks in advance...

A:Windows Media Player 11 stopped working???

Click start>control panel>add/remove programs. Top right you will see a little box that says show updates, make sure it is ticked.

Scroll down and under software updates, remove everything containing Windows media player 11.

Then reboot.

Then click this link,

Windows Media Player 11 Download

Follow the instructions to download your clean version.

Post back and let us know if this helps.

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Whenever I launch WMP11 it stops working and I get the following error. I do not know how to fix this, please help

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: wmplayer.exe
Application Version: 11.0.6002.18005
Application Timestamp: 49e022ea
Fault Module Name: Indiv01.key
Fault Module Version: 11.0.6000.7000
Fault Module Timestamp: 46ddeaeb
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000ad41a
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: d17f
Additional Information 2: c9f2c626cd78e22786252c6b26cf7d75
Additional Information 3: aeb8
Additional Information 4: cedca3f69b5c223068efe17c4b24b849

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Forgive my ignorance ... I don't see or I don't understand any remedy shown to my problem. Each time I launch Windows Media Player, it starts then gives me the message: Windows Media Player Has Stopped Working. Here's what I get in the error report:

Product
Windows Media Player
Problem
Stopped working
Date
6/4/2008 1:24 PM
Status
Report Sent
Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: wmplayer.exe
Application Version: 11.0.6000.6344
Application Timestamp: 46e5f12e
Fault Module Name: Indiv02.key
Fault Module Version: 11.0.6000.6324
Fault Module Timestamp: 47e4d0c9
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0010495e
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: bc9e
Additional Information 2: d831d078ba3e4f4ea78133096db5b89a
Additional Information 3: db83
Additional Information 4: fe2944b6601c0149776c03c5501f24ff
Extra information about the problem
Bucket ID: 788272923

Please help! I am desperate!!!

Have run Regcure and that did not cure the problem.

Thanks so much!

mmcraig

A:Windows Media Player Has Stopped Working

Hi, mmcraig, and welcome to the forums.

I think you're missing an update somewhere - for example SP1....

My version is 11.0.6001.7000....

If you're hellbent on not installing SP1, then all I can suggest is to uninstall *all* codec packages that you might have installed, reboot into Safe Mode, then run SFC /SCANNOW, then reboot, then install Vista Codec Pack - 32bit & 64bit Media Player Codecs as you *only* codec package (note, there are two parts, the standard Vista Codec package, and the x64 components, which you install *after* VCP).

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Windows Media Player worked for a while on my Vista 2Core then stopped working. I listen to music a lot and like Media Player so this annoyed me a great deal. Finally I bit the bullet and upgraded to Windows 7 (Home Premium) and guess what -
"Windows Media Player Has Stopped Working" again, and Windows Media Center cannot play dvd's. I am
gobsmacked and $200 worse off. Windows 7 is supposed to be the greatest thing since sliced bread yet there is no fix or patch for the Media Center bug - everyone's complaining about this - just do a google search across the internet.
After hours searching I managed to find a link to email-assistance from Microsft,
with a $100 price tag! This is ridiculous.
Can someone please tell me what Microsoft are doing to remedy their worthless Windows 7/Vista Media Center? I run editions of Windows XP and the Media Player on XP has not failed me once,
not once!
Please advise, thank you.
Angry!
>:-(

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When I try to use the windows media player I get the message that this has stopped working and windows are searching for a solution and will close the programme.  No solution seems to be found and I thought I would be able to uninstall or maybe get the option to repair this programme but it doesn't show in the uninstall list in the control panel.
 
Any help would be appreciated.

A:Windows Media Player has stopped working.

Please post the exact error message.

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Have windows 7. When I try to use windows media player & VLC media player I get " WMP / VLC has stopped working". WMP was my default but changed it to VLC with no luck.Get the same message with the screensaver, when I click on preview for new screensaver the message appears instantly.
 

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My media player as suddenly stopped playing as a popup, when I try to launch (radio streaming) automatically streaming from a radio station (listen live) it only refreshes the radio station web page and will not popup the player. Media player 9 and XP. I have checked and I have no pop blocker nor is the security set to high. I deslected UDP as was suggested but no go.
 

A:Media player has stopped working as a popup

See if Microsoft itself can help http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9series/player/readme.aspx
 

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Hi folks,

I have been using WMP since Windows 7 and although it has some faults I am used to it and it does what I need it to do. A week (maybe more?) ago it just stopped working ... completely

When I open the program I get the Welcome to Windows Media Player dialogue box with tick boxes to choose custom or recommended settings. Whichever I click on it just comes back to the same screen again.

I've tried Groove Music but it's pants - doesn't find all my music, adds loads of stuff to the bottom of lists, etc. - and anyway I want the programe I want <stamps feet>

I have tried to disable WMP in Programs & Features and then re-enabled it (shutting down fully in between) but that didn't do anything and now I'm stumped. I have two PCs and both are the same!

Ideas, anyone?

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i have been happily burning and burning away my cds for some time. i have been getting dowload music and i have imported music into the windows media player via cds .

a few days ago i downloaded some audio material i had paid for and it is licenced to be burned to cd. after some password hitches the downloaded music was played in window media audio file format.

1)i then attempted to burn cds from this licenced download and windows told me that "you have an error with your system and i don't know what it is". well it does't say it quite like that, but according to the microsoft help centre it calls it an unclassified error.

2)Now i find though i do not know if it is related to point 1 , that every single wma file in the windows media library cannot be burned to a conventional cd. i have quite a library of files and now i cannot make cds out of any of them. what is going on??
3)To solve the problem i have downloaded all available updates from microsoft for windows media player 10.

i have also downloaded an attempted to use freeware cd burning programs other than windows media player. i am prevented from using them because i am being told that the windows media audio files are not appropriately licenced.

i have antvir software for viruses and that is updated daily. i use the windows firewall and i am signed up for automatic updates from windows. i also run spybot regularly.

lastly i have tried lowering the burn speed for cd burning.
i have spent m... Read more

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Help! I am running Vista Home Premium 64 bit, and my Windows Media Player gives a " Stopped Working" message every time I plug in a USB drive or and SD-card.

I've been unable to find a fix for this, and there is no way to uninstall/reinstall Media Player within Vista, at least not that I've been able to find. I work for a computer consultant firm, and even IT has shook their head at my problem.

Below is the Error from one of the many times it has stopped the Media player.

I would appreciate any help or suggestions.

Thank you in advance.

Log Name: Application
Source: Application Error
Date: 10/30/2009 1:36:12 PM
Event ID: 1000
Task Category: (100)
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Tifany-PC
Description:
Faulting application wmplayer.exe, version 11.0.6001.7007, time stamp 0x4a5c650c, faulting module wpdsp.dll, version 6.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x4791a793, exception code 0xc000001d, fault offset 0x00017b69, process id 0x78c, application start time 0x01ca59ca86e0b660.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Application Error" />
<EventID Qualifiers="0">1000</EventID>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>100</Task>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-10-31T01:36:12.000Z" />
<EventRecordID>17185</EventRecordID>
<Channel>Applicat... Read more

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