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Q: Windows Media Player giving me memory problems

Hi! Everytime I try to play a sound in Win Media Player 10, I get a message that my memory is low....this happens when I am online so I sign off and it still continues. I installed Version 11 when I got that message, so I reverted back to V. 10, but it's still the same thing.

I am running XP Pro, with 1 gig of memory. I would think that memory is sufficent, wouldn't you? I have never gotten memory low messages before, this just started a few days ago. I can see having a problem when online but not offline. Would appreciate any help. TIA

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A: Windows Media Player giving me memory problems

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I want to stream music from my PC to my xbox 360 so I did what my xbox 360 told me to and went to http://www.xbox.com/en-US/pcsetup and followed the directions downloading zune. After I downloaded it the Zune media player acts like my computer has no connection with the classic "page cannot be displayed" and "your computer is not connected" messages. I've made sure that it was on windows firewall's exception list and it was. Also I added several other zune applications to the exception list. I'm positive I have a connection as I can use internet explorer. How might I fix this and what may be the problem?

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Ok, problem fixed, I had to uninstall zune and all media player related things in add-remove program. I also uninstalled windows media connect. I then installed Windows Media Player 11 which comes with a built in windows media connect.Then I had to download and install a driver for my multimedia audio controller to get the sound working again (possibly because I uninstalled a codec pack). I went to library (in Windows Media Player 11) and clicked media sharing and didn't see my Xbox 360 so I when to advanced settings and checked automaticaly allow new devices (or something similar) and went to my Xbox 360 and attempted to connect. I was so happy when It found my computer. I went back to my computer and my xbox 360 was on the list and allowed.
Also I followed these steps but I don't know if it is what made it work or not:
1. At a command prompt, run: "regsvr32 %windir%system32rsaenh.dll"
2. Reboot
3. Attempt to connect to Xbox 360

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I had the version bfore it and it ran fin then i dl the series 9 and i can't even open the program......it says a internall application error has occured..how do i fix it?....and get it completely off my hard drive so i can re download it?.........

I am also Running Windows XP

A:Window MEdia Player 9 giving me trouble

You can't uninstall it. I had media player 7 - it was perfect.
WMP 9 does not work well in my computer either but there is no way to uninstall it. Damm microsoft.

Run Media Player 9 setup again. It will give you an option to repair your current installation

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I have been having a problem playing anything on my computer for a while. Every time I try it just tells me that it has "ran out of memory".

A:windows media player not enough memory

how much memory do u have, please gives us some more info.

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Can anyone tell me why out of no-where when i use windows media player it uses all my ram memory. And even when I close the program, it still runs in the background and still uses all my memory. I have to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to close the program manually.
I have windows xp, dont recall adding any other program lately.
I have scan my computer with
Free Registry Cleaner
Avg 7.5
Any none of these seem to find anything wrong.
Please help.

A:Windows Media Player 10 using all my ram memory

Download and run VLC Media Player. WMP is bloated and even sends personal information back to Microsoft when you run it.

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Can anyone help me out, everytime I use windows media player i uses all my ram memory and I even notice that it still runs in the backround when I exist the program. And it only acts up when I listen to music not when I see videos. Please help. Any ideas anyone?

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I get this message everytime windows media player starts up.
As far as I can tell it runs fine if I move the box outta the way.


A:Windows Media Player 11 Memory could not be read.

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i'm using windows media player 10
since a while windows media player got real slow.
i checked at the list with the processes how much memory it did use.
it's usually around 300-600 mb, is this even possible for windows media player?? the cpu usage of it is at 92-96%. when opening a song it get's even worse.
i tried scanning for virusses or spyware, didn't have any, no weird things either in the hijackthis log.
anyone have any idea what can be wrong with it?
btw reinstalling doesn't work.

A:memory leak in windows media player??

Hi nocturna99

Try Process Explorer to double-check your background processes http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilitie...sExplorer.html
And AutoRuns to double-check your Startup processes
And Rootkit Revealer to try & detect if a rootkit is involved

If the change is recent enough, you can always try a System Restore, to a restore point from before the trouble started.

If you haven't visited Windows Update recently, make sure to try that, too - as there might be a recent patch that helps your situation.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

[P.S... . let us know if you find a rootkit present - and would like strategies for recovery]

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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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Well i recently had to reinstall XP (didn't crash we had other reasons)(We had visual problems) well after reinstalling XP I downloaded Firefox and a 2 other programs... Well i was going to Youtube.com and it gave me errors saying to downloaded the newest version of Flash Media Player...no problem right? So i did on firefox... well i reboot my computer and try again to play Youtube videos... Well this time it works but after 2 seconds the video stops. Thinking that youtube was just down i tried 7 different sites... none worked. All of them stomped at 2 seconds it freezes again... Thinking it was flash i tryed some of tried some Flash Games.... those worked fine

Well i tried to uninstall Windows Media Player and reinstall it but of course it will only let me Downgrade so i tryed downgrading from 11 but it still doesnt work. Anyone have any ideas? If you have any questions or suggestions post them below and i will get reply (tommorow) with my results

Anything helps!

(BTW... It doesnt work on ie either, but yet once again the Flash Games work...)

A:Flash Player Problems? Or Windows Media PLayer?

When you reinstalled everything...did you also reinstall your motherboard drivers that come on the cd?

If not, could you post ypur mobo and chipset details here please..


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Hi windows media player 11 starts normally memory use at about 38 then starts to jump random amounts until it climbs up to 250 to 300+ and playback stutters . When media player is closed wmp.exe does not terminate until end process is used via task manager . That is it basically. All updates installed and working . XP pro sp3 on Dell dimension 9120 . Can you help please?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: 256MB ATI Radeon X1300PRO, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305156 MB, Free - 23330 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0CT017
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

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I have Windows 7 64 bit here.
Windows Media Player has been behaving very badly and I'm desperate for help.
I want to uninstall the damn appliation but cant' even see a way to do so in
Uninstall programs.

Here is what it is doing now. right now in taskmanger wmplayer32 is eating up nearly
2 gigabytes of RAM. My system has 4 installed. 78 percent of my total RAM is consumed by Win 7 due to media center.
CPU usage goes totally ape and swaps to 100 percent on one core and 50 percent
and higher overall with both cores.

I can get control of my pc which as you can imagine slows to a crawl, by opening
task manager and attempting to kill the damn windows media center and player process's.

THis usually terminates the problem and I get the RAM back and CPU averages the normal few percent.
However if I open media center again to say watch TV it goes ape**** again.

I've never been a fan of MS Media center and of course always used VLC and the ilk to watch vids. However when I migrated to Windows 7 the media center crap was more or less forced on me.

If I can find a fix I'll keep it but if not I'm far more inclined to totally remove
all of MS MEdia center from Win 7 if at all possilbe. IT is a nightmare sytem hog and
a poorly behaved app.
Course that comes back to my first statement I CAN"T FIND A WAY TO REMOVE THE GD MEDIA CENTER.


A:Windows Media Player EXTREME CPU and Memory consumption

Go to Start > Run, and type optionalfeatures

Expand the Multimedia section an uninstall it here.

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I've been having this issue for quite awhile now. The issue i'm having is when trying to watch embedded video in either Firefox, or Internet explorer. About 50% of the time I attempt to watch a video, both Firefox, and Internet Explorer will crash. This isn't the only problem I have with it. Not only will the browser crash, but when I try to CTRL+ALT+DEL to shut the process down it will not let me. The system CPU usage for both programs skyrockets to 50 of the 100%. The other 50 is being used by the System Idle Process. Normal windows usage for me is 98-99% System Idle Process. When the browser crashes and I attempt to close it, I am unable to, Windows task manager will not close both Firefox and Internet Explorer. On top of this, I am not able to even restart my computer through the start menu, I am forced to use the power button on the front of my machine, which I hate doing. If anyone has any comments/suggesstions I would really appreciate it.

IE 6.0.2900.2180
Windows Media
Windows XP SP2

A:Embedded windows media player 10 crash/memory usage [Firefox/IE]


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I recently enrolled in online classes for Everest University. I ran the browser test and this is what came up...

Welcome to the browser test!

It is our goal to make your online learning experience the best it can be. One way we can achieve this goal is to ensure that certain essential tools are available when you access your online courses. This test will review the components of your Internet browser, and will provide any necessary instructions for making the most of your browser's functionality and your online experience.
As you take the browser test, please keep in mind that this campus is optimized to work in a Microsoft Windows© environment. What does that mean? It means that our courses work best if you are using a Windows operating system (XP or newer) and a recent version of Microsoft Internet Explorer (6.0 or 7.0).
In addition to supporting the Windows operating system, we also support the Macintosh operating system and Safari browser. Your courses will work in Macintosh OS X along with a recent version of Safari 2.0 or better.
Along with Internet Explorer and Safari, we also support the Firefox browser (2.0) on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

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When I insert an SD memory card into my Toshiba Equim A100 laptop computer to playback my video clips recorded from a Sanyo C5 camcorder it fails to open the video MP4files and issues me with an error message COOD 1199, condition ID=0x00000000, stating that the files or codec is not supported by windows. It will open the still pictures though. I have downloaded the latest version of Media Player and the Xvid codec without success. Please help!!!!!

A:windows media player fails to read video files from SD memory card

Have you tried copying them to your hard drive and then playing with either VLC media player or Quicktime?

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I'm a newcomer to these forums, and I saw similar problems were getting help, so I thought I'd try this out for myself. I wasn't sure where exactly to post this; it primarily deals with audio and gaming performance problems, but I feel it is directly related to the general Operating System, so I decided to post here.

I've been having this weird glitch for a while, probably started sometime last year, I don't remember when, but I do remember that I couldn't really figure out what to do about it. Whenever there is audio, its a bit glitchy whenever something else goes on. For example, if I run iTunes and click play on a song, it sounds for the most part perfect and fine. Then, if I scroll down in my browser, it makes a short, slight static-y noise that screws with the playback for every time I press the down arrow-key or notch the scroll-wheel. If an animated AD pops up, everytime it does something it makes a super short static-y noise and screws with the playback of the song. This for some reason occurs in Youtube videos when played fullscreen too. Frankly, this sucks arse.

What's worse is it totally affects the performance of my games. I'm on an oc'd core duo, with 2gigs of ram, and a Geforce 8800GTS. When I try to run, say, the 2004 game Rome: Total War on high(which should have NO problems) the frame-rate is about 4 or 6 frames a second on the campaign map, and when I click a unit the speech is a bit garbled due to a ton of stat... Read more

A:Audio glitching is giving me media and performance problems.

hi your driver shows as 2007 this is i think the latest http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/winvista_x86_182.08_whql_uk.html also try if the sound is on full reducing it a little

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I recently upgraded to Windows XP Pro with SP2, previously had XP Home with SP2. Anyways, whenever I play music now, or even video files, if I exit the program the music or audio will continue to play, in which case I keep having to end the process manually. Also, the little play control toolbar you get when you minimize WMP is messed too, because now the Play, Stop, and Skip buttons are greyed out and I can't use them. Tried Re-installing WMP, didn't help.

A:Windows Media Player Problems

If you have WMP 10 maybe something here can help http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...userlocale=409.

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I'm having no luck listening to on line radio stations that require the use of Windows Media Player 10 (I'm using XP Pro-service pack 2). I get the message "the source filter for this file could not be loaded".

Windows Media Player works fine playing files on my computer, like wave or mp3 files, just not streaming radio stations. Stations that allow the use of Real Player works fiine. Any ideas?

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Hey folks

Vincepaco here - new to Vista forums

Why does my WMP 11 refuse to recognize two cd's at once to rip - and then take FOREVER!

xp was tons faster

Most likely this has been answered by many - but i would like some help

I have vista home premium 64 bit - Dell Brand
Pentium dual-core processor e5200 @ 2.50 ghz

A:Windows Media Player - rip cd problems

i suppose you could always just rip one at a time, what are you in a rush for?

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Hi, i'm on XP and my windows media player won't play this video file I was given, all it does is play the audio.. it said i needed to get a codec.. the warning goes... The XVID codec is required to play this file. To determine if this codec is available to download from the Web, click Web Help. then when i click it the page doesnt show up. Anyway please help and if you are explaining stuff im a complete novice so dumb it down a bit for me k?

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Ok, so here is the deal. I have a few .avi movie files on my computer. I was using Nero to try and burn them to CD but nero kept crashing, no errors or anything just closing down. So i decided to DL and try a few other programs. I tried DVD Santa, WinAVI, and another one. None of these worked either so I deleted them off my PC. Now for some reason I can not play the .avi movie files in Windows Media Player anymore. I downloaded DivX player to make sure the files would still play somewhere and they do play in there. I went to add/remove programs - add/remove windows components - and removed windows media player and then redownloaded and installed it, and the files still wont play. Also, if i have the folder that these files are located in with the web view i get an error from explorer.exe and it closes the folder. When i disable the web view it doesnt do that, but i can only play the videos in my other player. When i try to open them in windows media player it says "Microsoft Windows Media Player has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." I also have .avi movie files in a different folder, with web view enabled, and i dont get the explorer.exe error, but i also cant play those either. Any ideas what the heck it going on and what i can do to fix it?

I almost forgot to mention that i have some .mpg files from my digicam that open and play just fine in windows media player.

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While running some programs with Windows Media Player in the background, Media Player stops "playing" music, The program keeps running, but i dont have any sound from windows media player. Im kinda thinkin that Media Player doest have enough virtually memory or a priority setting, something like that, but i cant find any options in the player, and nothing on thier website. If anyone has any suggestions or sollutions that would be great.

Windows XP, service pack 2
Windows Media Player 10
2 Gigs RAM

A:Windows Media Player Problems

Update to WMP 11.

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Hi, I was just wondering if there is a way to rip a "mix cd" into the original albums because if I try to find the album info for one song - that info is applied to all of the other songs thereby changing their names, artist etc.
Note: I don't want to rip it as the custom cd itself but as the separate albums of the different songs on the cd.

Thanks in advance

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Whenever I click the link to open an online radio station windows media
player within internet explorer just says Ready - it doesn't even begin to
buffer and doesn't play at all. Has anyone else experienced this recently?


A:Windows Media Player problems


Rename the "Windows Media" folder in this directory to "Windows Media.OLD":

"C:\Users\{Your User Name}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\"

Does this fix the issue?


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every time i try to play a cd a message comes up saying "windows media player cannot play the file because there is a problem with the sound device"

the sound device is working fine. i went in the device manager and it said it was working properly.
can anyone help me with this.
thanks for any help..

A:problems with windows media player

In the past when Windows Media Player is having soma sort of glitch I was able to solve the problem by downloading it again over the other copy, you might try. You can download it here.

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I am attempting to use Yahoo Sports to listen to college foortball on the net.

After I am entered and connected I get a message that there is an error with windows media player preventing transmission.

I have tried to delete windows media player and reinstall it but I get a message that it cannot be deleted because another program is using it (when none are to my knowledge)

If I go ahead and try a new download of windows media player it asks if I want to install over the old site and I say yes.

It downloads and I go to MP10setup exe but eventually get a message that it was not possible to complete setup. "Windows Media 10 was not installed. To update Windows run Windows meda player set up again"

When I do everythng repeats.

Any clues?

bill nolen

[email protected]

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Some program took my Media player hostage. Heres my HTL:
Can you help me?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:45:55 PM, on 10/19/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\dadapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\DadTray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\X3watch\x3watch.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_0... Read more

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I am browsing thru a site called Allmusic.com which allows you to listen to samples of songs. When I click on the music sample icon, Media player automatically opens. A couple of times it actually worked where the music sample downloaded and played successfully, but most of the time, an error window pops up "Media Player cannot find the specified file." I've tried correcting the problem thru Allmusic's troubleshooting guide but was unsuccessful...any suggestions?

A:Problems with Windows Media Player

If you are on dial-up, it could be a time-out issue. IF ur on broadband i would say the web site is messed-up. many sites like that. Try CDNOW.com ... see if yu have the same problem.

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Seems like everytime I open WMP it experiences a serious problem and has to close.

Now for a number of months now WMP has been giving me problems. It no longer plays .wmv files always needs a codec now. Previously I played those files, and always kept up to date with new codecs. But also the other players, Real, Winamp and BS, encounter the same issue with .wmv.

I've uninstalled WMP and reinstalled a couple of times, but no difference.

Done all the virus scanning, AVG Pro, Adaware Pro, Spybot.

I posted on this board before about, but everyone's been puzzled. Time for another look.

A:Windows Media player 10 problems

Try here:


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When I load a dvd of my mp3 music files into WMP they go into my library - then it says it is deleting some files. I can still see most of the files have gone on my library list though. However, when I go to load the next dvd - many of my files seem to be overwritten from the last disc and some of the songs I had played before are now missing and my library never seems to get much bigger. What am I doing wrong and how can I put it right????
Thanks guys!

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I was running WMP 8 perfectly satisfactorily when i got an automatic update message to say that WMP 9 was available and would i like to download it. Foolishly i clicked yes and unleashed mayhem on my system! WMP 9 overwrote WMP 8 (i think) and now the sound has disappeared! ...just the whirly shapes on the WMP screen. Also when i click the run.exe file on the new WMP 9 programme my machine says it cannot run the programme as it is an 'unknown publisher'! Microsoft? unknown? seems fishy.
I have tried deleting WMP 9 and re-installing an earlier version but i seem unable to delete it totally. It went ok from 'start', 'control panel' 'add /delete programmes' but when i look in my computer 'C' drive 'programmes', it is still there! and if i try to highlight and delete it here, it says it can't because other programmes are using WMP, even though WMP is the only programme i have open.
I then went to 'download.com' and tried to download an earlier version (they did not list 8 so i went for 7) and this too was unable to run the .exe file as the publisher was 'unknown'.
Anyone got any ideas how i solve this?

A:Problems with Windows Media Player 9

Try uninstalling it in Safemode.....or you could try and do System restore to before you downloaded Windows 9....worth a try.

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Hello. I have Windows XP Media Center Edition and everytime I start up Windows Media Player, the whole thing does not show up. I'm missing some of the buttons and the whole top toolbar. I've upgraded to Windows Media Player 11 and it doesn't help at all. Any light you could shead on my problem would be greatly apprieated.

A:Windows Media Player problems

I don`t know if this is what`s happening, but here goes.

Launch WMP and place you mouse pointer where the toolbar would normally be. Does it now show up? If so, you can make it permanently show by doing the following.

Click view/full mode options/show menu bar.

Regards Howard

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I have a problem with windows media player because every time I started apperars a message saying windows media player needs to close, or drm migrate.exe needs to close? Can anyone help please? I reinstalled the windows media, I cleaned the registry,but still problem.

A:problems with windows media player

i would recommend using vlc player it is very good and plays nearly every format, although media playr offer music burning you could use realplayer and even put songs to ipod through realplayer.
can you try to disable copy prptection in the rip option.
also go to microsoft and update security component and patch fixes from there.

link here

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A:problems with windows media player 9

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WMP 11 has serious problems on my vista.'

First, when i doubleclick the icon, it wont open, i HAVE to right click and 'run as admin' to open it.

Second, it wont play audio CDs (only VLC and iTunes will)

Third, it wont play ANY Media files, no mp3, no AVI, no WMV

I had a .WMV file and tried playing it on my VLC but it was just a black screen too

Any suggestions to fix my WMP?

A:Windows Media Player Problems

Download WMP 11 form microsoft again.. When you finish installing it. A file option will tell you which files you want to open with WMP11...

But to me it sounds as if your codecs are corrupted.. Install these codecs http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/ they ae very good and it comes with a diagnostic tool to check for damaged codecs

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I have a Compaq Presario V3000 laptop running Windows Vista Home Basic.

Sometimes, when I play certain songs on Windows Media Player, the sound suddenly fizzles out near the beginning of the song and comes back near the end of the song. Now, I am certain that there's nothing wrong with the music files themselves, because they play without any problems on VLC Media Player.

Has anyone had similar problems? If so, have you been able to fix it?

P.S.: I'm a Last.FM user, and their scrobbling software isn't compatible with VLC Media Player, so I need to use Windows Media Player.

A:Problems with Windows Media Player 11

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Hi. Sorry if this is posted in the wrong place.
The problem i have is trying to convert my music files in My Documents to my Media Player 10.
I right click on the files. Click on Convert Audio Format. Only half the files convert & i receive this message:
Windows audio converter did not convert the source audio file. The file in the destination folder cannot be replaced, or there is not enough disk space to complete the operation.
I have almost 800gb of disk space available.
Can anybody help with this?

Thank You.

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i left my computer on all night and the next morning i had to shut off by pushing the button, the screen was frozen. and when i restrted later a dialog box said the system restored itself to a previous version or restored something and now im back to a year ago on alot of my tray icons and things i have gotten rid of, my registration keys are all erased and my media player cannot open it says internal application error has occured. i ran hijack this and want to know if there is any way someone can tell me if they see anything on the log that should not be deleted or repaired
thank youLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:49:32 PM, on 12/26/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.50 SP1 (5.50.4134.0600)

Running processes:
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A:WINDOWS 98 se /media player 9 problems

Hi and welcome to TSG,
I will post back with instructions shortly.

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heyI am having a problem with WMP10 and WMP11 (the problem occurs no matter which version i install)...If I open a media file (video, audio, doesnt matter), the sound is extremely quiet... then if I click anywhere on the seek bar, the volume jumps up tremendously... then if i hit play/pause, or if the media file ends and a new one begins, the sound goes back to being very quiet...this is a new problem... does anyone know what is happening here?Moderator Edit: See this post for possible related issues: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/82976/how-to-roll-back-windows-media-player/

A:Problems With Windows Media Player

I had a similar problem with WMP 10 however I re-installed WMP 10 and it sorted it out, however I then installed Media Classic Player from here: Since doing that - no problems! Alternatively have a look here

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The year 2007 is beginning to be the kind that makes my hemmoroids smile!

My pc is a Compaq Presario S6000NX, w/2.7 ghz., 256 mb ddr sdram memory, 40gb ultra dma hard drive,.

What would make the Windows Media Player unable to give sound (streaming audio, playing CD's, etc)?

I can't just hook-up with Microsoft.....the last time my machine caught a virus, I couldn't afford the 'going rate', so I had a local tech fix it for under $50.

Could someone send me a link where I can download a generic media player (freeware) to replace the Windows Media Player, or send me a link where I can re-do the player entirely without Microsoft?

I've been on disability for ax 3 yrs. now, and most of my monies are not only fixed, but it's just about all gone for taxis & special buses, so I can get around & do my errands.

The thing is, this present problem with my pc happened over this weekend and my tech is out of town.

On streaming audio (on the internet), the player engages, but there's no sound. Same when I try to play my audio CD's. I'm just about kerfuffled about this! (I'd even venture to say I'm suffering from bluegrasscountry.org withdrawal!)

Can anyone out there give me a hand?


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Hey, I use vista home premium and have had it for about a month now. I have been running into a few problems such as the fact that WMP no longer wants to play video files.

It used to play my AVIs and now it has stopped, I removed divX player and then put it back on again but no luck.
So then i tried Vista codec pack which doesn't work.
VLC plays the videos but I would like it so that WMP would as well


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I am running on a Windows Vista Home Premium - I have Comodo Personal Firewall, Avira AntiVir, and Threatfire as my real-time, running security software.

Occasionally, when I open (and after allowing it when the User Account Control Popup Appears) Windows Media Player 11, the program will instantly freeze and stop responding. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem, or for that matter, does anyone know what the problem might be?

Thank you for your time!

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No matter where you go, there you are.
I am really fed up with trying to get windows media player to work right. Would somebody please tell me where to find a reliable free media player? All help is greatly appreciated.Click to expand...

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3582 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76190 MB, Free - 33055 MB; D: Total - 476858 MB, Free - 283590 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0HH807
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

OK, let's start. I think I am on the right page for my problem. Windows Media Player does not play several recordings and now won't copy or rip a CD when inserted. First it says I need a license then It keeps coming up with a DRM problem. I tried several times to correct this and followed a few pages on the MS forum with no luck. I cannot rename the DRM folder "DRM backup" as that doesn't work either, I cannot get the license to update, I tried http://drmlicense.one.microsoft.com/Indivsite but I only get a gray bar and it work work. The system won't allow you to download the media player for updates or repairs and to top it off it says my system is not compatible with the Media player which MS states should be 11 and I have 12? I am at a total loss and going crazy s if anyone has a suggestion on how to fix this I would greatly appreciate it. It would have to be a step by step procedure for me to follow as I am not a computer whiz. I did the recommend procedure using IE and ran it as adminis... Read more

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Hello everyone,

Recently, my computer was in standby and when it came back on, my wireless wasn't working. I figured it wasn't a big deal so I restarted my computer, but it never turned on...it went in a loop from the booting to a flash of the blue error screen after the windows xp logo had stayed on for awhile. After the blue screen, it went back to the boot menu, giving me options now of starting with last known good config, safe mode, etc. However, none of those modes worked, and I ended up doing a system restore. Once I got it up and running I did a chkdsk and it found bad sectors. For the chkdsk, I had the boxes checked to automatically fix file system errors and scan for and attempt for recovery of bad sectors.
It's running and I thought everything was fine. Now, my AOL instant messenger will not load, nor will my windows media player. I have uninstalled and reinstalled both programs, but neither are working still. I just had my computer fixed one month ago and it has been running great, up until this happened. I'm confused as to why it even happened and would just like to have a working computer! If anyone could help me, it would be greatly appreciated!! I am contacting the man who fixed my computer, but he is back at home, and I'm away at school. So, if I am at all able to fix it with your help, I would appreciate it.

Thanks for your help in advance!

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My Media Player will not work anymore, i have tryed installing and re-installing it. i have even treid installiing media player 11 but the same error report comes up...it says

"An unexpected error has occured. Setup was not able to detect any Windows Media Updates.Please try again later."

Is there anyway i can fix this?


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