For other users, you would need to look at the setup log files to determine why update.exe is failing. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x8007f0da": This is "Error: Setup could Look for "Error 5" in the updspapi.log. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x80070057": This is "One or more arguments are invalid." Interpreting this would require a contextual analysis of the This should be a REG_DWORD value. Not as huge overkill as reinstalling the operating system, but still... check over here
So, first thing we need to do is choose TOOLS and FOLDER OPTIONS from the text menu at the top of the MY COMPUTER window.This brings us to this little window...choose Very odd! Thanks Lynn1102 L 0 Back to How-To Guides and Tutorials · Next Unread Topic → Similar Topics 3 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply However, this FAQ also covers Windows Media Player 7 (WMP7), Windows Media Player 6 (WMP6), and Media Player for XP (MPXP).
I log off and get the same error. 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. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Things might seem a bit slower.
How do I do so? This eliminates access to the Media Guide and Radio Tuner from within the player. On Win9x based systems, this can be caused by either the "Program Files" or the user name containing non-ASCII characters. If so, try this command with elevated command prompt ( administrator privileges ).
WMP Installation Questions Q: How do I reinstall WMP on Windows 7? If you get the error message "Media Player ActiveX Control was not installed. tried different dloads for codec packages. 4. A: You're running old NVidia drivers: either get newer ones or reinstall the ones you have.
Otherwise that will block the Windows Media Connect / Network Sharing Service from working. * If you want v11 to queue on double-clicks in the library, set HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences, value name "LibraryDoubleClickQueueV11" Apr172013 Windows 7 // Windows 8 Fix : Media Player Server execution failed in Windows 8 , 7 , Vista, XP An article by shantanu 29 Comments This post will help Funkyhippo25 25,154 views 1:30 Downgrade Windows Media Player 12 to WMP 11 on Windows 7 by Britec - Duration: 5:56. If you're asked to reboot, please do so before using the player - otherwise the player should block you.
A: Uninstalling and then reinstalling software to "fix" problems with it tends to be overkill. great post to read Need Help? If i open a music or any other "windows media player" file, i get the "Server execution failed " prompt. Reply shantanu August 23, 2013 at 5:11 pm The main reason is that sometimes When you exit media player, the background process or just the UI process hangs and that disable
If you are having video flicker during playback, this will fix your nVidia video card up. check my blog at some time my avg deletet opencandy.a7, thats normaly mallware, but think its part off avast, and thats what gave my wmp12 problems. All times are GMT. We want to UNCHECK the HIDE EXTENSIONS FOR KNOWN FILE TYPES and the HIDE PROTECTED OPERATING SYSTEM FILES (RECOMMENDED) boxes.
Q: Why do I get the error message "This version of Windows Media Technologies is incompatible with this version of Windows" when I try to install Media Player? That's ok, too. Working... http://speciii.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-codec-error-use-windows-media-player.html A: See my sample on how to do this or the KB here.
Q: Why does the player show up as a random bunch of controls and then black space in web pages? Any other solutions? You may need to enable Captions using WMP's Tools:Options:Security's "Show local captions when present".
Q: I'm getting the error "Object doesn't support this property or method" (or "res://wmploc.dll/Offline_MediaGuide.htm") when trying to view the Media Guide. A: Uncheck the "Always dial my connection" setting for your dial-up connection. The old Radio Tuner is under WMP10's Guide button, then click Radio on that page, then Radio Tuner. Most recently your fix.
In order to do this, you will likely need to enter your computer's BIOS and set it to boot from CD. A reboot later... Fixing Windows Media Player Started by gerryf , Mar 08 2006 05:28 PM Please log in to reply #1 gerryf Posted 08 March 2006 - 05:28 PM gerryf Retired Staff Retired http://speciii.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-error-c00d10d1-windows-media-video-8-wmv2.html The local group does not exist.
It doesn't make any sense to do that, and it may break WMA playback for DRM files. 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. A: The Microsoft KB article on fixing this sort of corruption is here. On Windows Vista: Reboot your system.
Reply BHUVANA January 5, 2015 at 2:27 pm THANK U SO MUCH LOT OF TROUBLE SHOOT METHODS……. Avoid codec packs. Unselect the file types you don't want WMP to be the default player for, then click apply. A: On Vista or Windows 7: Go to the Start Menu and use the Default Programs control panel.
In recent months, we have seen more than a few occassions where people have done this and locked themselves into a perpetual loop of rebooting. A: The Windows directory location is incorrect. The one it is happening on today is a brand new PC with a brand new user and still the same problem. about Urge! 0 #7 Tiak Posted 05 March 2007 - 08:29 AM Tiak New Member Member 1 posts Thanks for the guide, *but* I hit a wall at this: "We also
If you wish to avoid this reboot, log out and back in previous to installing. See below for summary of my problem as well as several error message attachments from WMP and WEB Help for same (which was no help). 1. Now you choose Repair. A: If WMP7 (or newer) is installed, use Start Menu:Run and enter "mplayer2.exe" to access it.