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It supposedly does not respect the "Do not show this dialog again" checkbox, which would be a bug in their software, TMK. They have never solved one single problem for me. Back to the top General playback issues Experiencing playback problems If you are experiencing audio or video problems while playing digital media files, install the latest audio and video drivers for Albums/Artists no longer show up in the playlist selection drop down in order to improve performance.

What are these lines? * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x80004005": This is "Unspecified error." Typically this will be found in regards to validating the file signature on Urge.cab - this Only Windows Media files (such as files with .wma, and .wmv extensions), .mp3 files, and .wav files can be copied to a HighMAT CD. Logged out, back in as administrator. Note Roxio CD Burning is only available on computers running Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows 2000.

Windows Media Player Encountered A Problem While Playing The File

Q: I get the message "wmp.dll version xx.x.x.xxxx expected, but version yy.y.y.yyyy is present" (or this same basic message occurs for wmploc.dll or wmplayer.exe) A: The official Microsoft KB article about David says that on his system his "wmsdkns.xml" file (under c:\documents and settings\%USER%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Media\10.0) was corrupted, and that deleting that got his system working. You will then need to reinstall the player in order to fix the issue. (If you're only seeing the Burn tab in the player, you're pretty much guaranteed that you've hit Back to the top Using portable devices For best performance, install the latest device drivers available for your device.

  1. Q: What's the version history on WMP?
  2. If WMP10 is still showing up at that point, you need to either use the System Restore point that WMP10 setup first created (if available) or again work on the reinstall/rollback
  3. If that is not the source of the error: Interpreting this would require a contextual analysis of the system's setup log. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x8000FFFF": This is "Catastrophic
  4. Either go to the Regional and Language Options control panel, click Customize, click Date and use a MM/DD/YYYY form OR make your own "Recently Added" playlist. * If you are using
  5. Under either of these keys, if IsInstalled is set to 0x1, you can then safely use the "Version" string here as the version of WMP that is installed.
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  7. This eliminates access to the Media Guide and Radio Tuner from within the player.

Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Forum About Repair Windows Media Player with Fix WMP Utility RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and improve system performance This error is not interesting by itself: the other errors in the setup log are what you should focus on. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0xc00d2afb": This is "The requested Audio & Video Software forum About This ForumCNET's audio and video software forum is the best source of troubleshooting advice and software recommendations from a community of experts. This thread is dysfunctional so it is now locked so no one adds to it.

Q: I am using a Media Center 2002 system (identified by c:\windows\system32\ehome\ehshell.exe being version 5.1.2600.something). Windows Media Player 11 A: See this page for the work-around. A: For Enterprise deployment, the EDP should be what you want. (If you contact product support directly, they have an EDP designed to support version 11. There's a buggy version of some third party software that did this (removed permissions) for a while.

You could point the codebase tag at a known player binary download location, but I'd highly recommend against it. If and only if none of these options work for you, there is a final option: go to the WMP's Tools:Options menu dialog and click "Connect to the Internet". My suspicion here without seeing your machine or knowing your logs would be that the permissions on HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer have been reset. A: How to rollback from WMP10 to your previous version: A: Go to the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel.

Windows Media Player 11

Make sure your DirectX, video card, and audio card drivers are up to date either via Windows Update or your card manufacturer's web site. Turn them off if you want to burn with WMP. * Archaic MS visualizations are not supported. * If your remote content viewer doesn't see WMP's shared library, remove and readd Windows Media Player Encountered A Problem While Playing The File For more information about backing up your licenses, see the Help for your version of the Player. Windows Media Player For Windows 7 A: If you install SatelliteTVforPC 2006 anywhere, it will install and register a private copy of "wmp.dll" version 10 onto the system.

Q: How can I detect what version of WMP a user has via my application? B: Select "Windows Media Player 10" in order to rollback. Also, some sites require cookies for the content to play, so disabling cookies may disable WMP's ability to play a file. Then, for WMP6, look at key "{22d6f312-b0f6-11d0-94ab-0080c74c7e95}". Windows Media Player 12

Method 2 1 Click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of the screen, and then click "Control Panel" to open the Control Panel window. 2 Type "Windows Features" in Worth a shot. Run the network setup wizard (icwconn1.exe) again. You'd be surprised at how much difference good drivers make.

Using Media Guide with Netscape Navigator 7.0 If your Internet connection requires a proxy server, and you download and install Netscape Navigator 7.0 and then configure it to be your default Note that networking continues to improve with each version of Windows and each version of Windows Media Player, so a newer version of Windows or Windows Media Player would be more Any CD tracks copied to your computer will remain, and the previous version of Windows Media Player will be able to play this audio content.

If you're having networking problems, look here.

I wonder it that took away some file that WMP needs. It is NOT worth it to turn off System Restore. or at least rename it for the duration of WMP's install. If you had System Restore turned off, WMP10 showed you a message explaining that having System Restore turned off would disable your ability to roll back.

On Win9x based systems, this can be caused by either the "Program Files" or the user name containing non-ASCII characters. To give (something) permission to edit these settings for as long as the program is open, click YES." when trying to stream content. If this value is set to 0xC00D2AFB (NS_E_REBOOT_REQUIRED) or 0xD2AF9 (NS_S_REBOOT_REQUIRED), you will need to reboot. Doing some research, it appears I need to disable the firewall.

Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2007 9:15 PM PDT In reply to: How do I repair or reinstall Windows Media Player? A: These operating systems aren't supported. If the error code in WMSetup.log is "0x800700b7", Suhail figured out this fix: 1: Run Regedit.exe and browse to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\ExceptionComponents 2: Delete all the subkeys under the above Q: How do I get WMP 7.1 to run on Win95?

Notes To play DVDs, you must have a DVD-ROM drive, and a software or hardware DVD decoder installed on your computer. I do not know how to fix that short of creating a new user profile. You can either embed multiple instances of WMP7 (or newer) in a web page (I've supplied a page you can do this with here) or open "mplayer2.exe" (WMP6 - it's already Please try again now or at a later time.

The Power Toy adds the ratings to your .wma and .mp3 files. If that is not the source of the error, then you need to get your system up to date at Windows Update and then reinstall. * If your wmsetup.log contains error If you had simply reinstalled the player over the top of itself, the installer would in that case have fully reinstalled itself. In order to fix this, you will need to go the Add/Remove Control Panel, select the "Internet Explorer" option in this list, and then run the Repair option that it will

I don't recommend this: it actually should be causing significant problems, but some people have said it worked for them). A: Uninstall DivX 3.x (which is warez, btw) and run the install again. Resetting the Media Library should get your player functional. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x80070001": This is "Incorrect function." Interpreting this would require a contextual analysis of the system's setup Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hi I HAVE EXACTALY THE SAME PROBLEM AS YOU ON WMP by jimmy_grimble / October 18, 2009 8:48 PM PDT In reply to: