Thanks for the information regarding only Media Foundation being able to handle copy-protected playback. END TEMPLATE: adv_portal_facebook_like_box 4} Google search VB search Search Home Forums News Forum Latest Industry News Community News & Polls AVS Forum Podcasts Great Found Deals AVS Forum Clubs Special Forums Uncheck Windows Media Centre, close control panel, reboot. Friday, December 01, 2006 2:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks jrobert39! check over here
After several failed attempts that included deleting and re-installing the TV tuner card drivers and numerous reboots, I tried the Windows system restore feature and rolled my computer back to a Any help would be awesome! Make sure you have that enabled during installation of the pack.Q:Why isn't ffdshow getting used by WMP and WMC on Windows 7?A:Windows 7 comes bundled with decoders for several video formats, Monday, October 17, 2011 9:38 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.
dicko2 is offline Quote post #6 of 19 Old 10-13-2014, 12:00 PM - Thread Starter SubtleAphex Newbie Join Date: Oct 2014 Posts: 9 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: 0 Thread(s) This issue may happen because Windows Media Center data store is damaged. Only Media Foundation decoders can handle them. Those usually have nothing to do with the actual cause of the problem.This error message is usually displayed when there is no MPEG-2 video decoder installed that is compatible with WMP.
Details So I upgraded by Windows 7 Home Premium laptop to Windows 8 Pro based on Microsoft's low pricing. It may happen with any file type that WMP does not support natively.There are two workarounds:Play the file by clicking on it in Windows Explorer instead of opening it through the Thanks to all for your suggestions, a simple fix for a frustrating problem. What I do to make this work is reboot, goto BIOS, change the G33 settings (some times I set the RAM to 128MB sometimes 256MB & sometimes I change other G33
Sunday, December 03, 2006 9:38 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote The Media Center codec provided in Windows Vista RC1 and RC2 has expired. That's the reason you Moreover, it is also available to stream videos audios via AirPlay, download videos music from 300+ online video sites, listen to radio, and convert videos to MP3, AAC, MP4. 100% free Can I somehow uninstall and reinstall the Media Pack? http://superuser.com/questions/509016/why-cant-i-play-dvds-on-windows-8-pro-with-media-center-pack I tried pushing this as a potential bug to Windows support but I'm not sure how much traction I got (they don't share the report they are supposedly sending to the
Of course I used the Windows XP Decoder checkup utility to verify I had the proper codec installed as most forums pointed to this as the fix. It worked. I'm assuming the Codec Tweak Tool would do more harm then good? Sunday, April 20, 2008 8:42 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Does anyone know what Codec is neede to run VOB files from the hard disc. I have
Monday, November 19, 2007 4:24 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote WINDOWS MEDIA CENTER _ VIDEO ERRORS First undo any other application as being the default player, http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/13660-windows-media-center-unable-play-dvds.html Start Windows Media Center. In troubleshooting this I realized that if I go to my recorded TV folder I can right-click on content and open it with Windows Media Player and it works fine but Old Guy Friday, March 18, 2011 2:21 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Im not very computer savy so how do I undo other applications as being default
So when you install Windows 10 losing Windows Media Center for DVD playback, what to do? check my blog As above, I set Windows Media Center as the default player for .avi (they are all divx) and the problem went away. A solution could be to remux the video into another container format, such as Matroska (.mkv). Another way to fix it is to uncheck "exclusive mode" in the control panel but that disables pass through audio.
Steps to fix Windows Media Center not working error by doing a rebuild of the data store: 1. Remove and reinstall Windows Media Centre - ControlPanels>Programs and Features>Turn Windows features on or off>[Please wait....]>Media Features>expand. http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-play-dvd-movies-143506 share|improve this answer answered Nov 22 '12 at 3:08 Pier-Luc Gendreau 487211 He says he added the pro pack, he should be able to play DVDs. –Mark Allen this content Right-click Windows Media Center Receiver Service, and then click Properties.
Another way to fix it is to uncheck "exclusive mode" in the control panel but that disables pass through audio. Troubleshoot Windows Media Center Not Working on Windows 7/8/8.1 What to Do When Windows Media Center Stops Working on Windows 10? This plugin will fix the thumbnails as well as let you play the divx files.Once you have installed the ffdshow, you may also want to download and install this nifty plugin:
Therefore, I would like to suggest a rebuild of the Media Center data store. You have to run command prompt in administrator mode and just type in what it says. Fortunately, apart from relying on a third-party DVD player, you can also rip the DVD as a digital file accepted by Windows Media Player. have a peek at these guys In the details pane, right-click mediacenterdatastore.db, and then click Delete. 4.
Other things I tried which probably made no difference: * uninstall/reinstall Shark007 advanced codecs * uninstall/reinstall TV tuner driver * fiddling with sound output settings * running registry cleaner I have If you just got a message "Media Center has stopped working. I'm hoping I don't have to re-install Windows Media Center and setup my tuner again. You can play them on WMP and WMC on the ost PC but when trying to play them through media centre on the Xbox you get this error message.
VLC plays DVDs OK, but I'd prefer to figure out what the root cause of this problem is. The xbox is playing recorded and live tv now through the media extender from my Vista machine that has archived the recorded tv to a WHS server. Friday, February 08, 2008 6:30 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote The same problem happened to me some random day media player and media center just decided to I presume you're referring to Control Panel -> Programs -> Default Programs?