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Sam.I.Am View Public Profile Find More Posts by Sam.I.Am 3rd March 2012, 09:37 PM #7 Beerina Sarcastic Conqueror of Notions Join Date: Mar 2004 Posts: 27,775 Originally Posted hpmsalliance 62,732 views 1:21 How to get Windows Media Player back on Windows 8 and 8.1 - Duration: 3:22. If you update to their recent build, you should be okay. Changes will not be effective until the system is rebooted." This one is pretty obvious: reboot! * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x8007f00d": This is "Error: User Cancelled". Source

By the "Myth of Uninstall", I mean the notion that uninstalling something is the way to fix it. If you set HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MediaPlayer, "SetupLogLevel" to REG_DWORD value 0xFFFF, that will ensure you get full setup_wm.exe (wmsetup.log) logging. Please try again later. Read here to get an update to WMP that helps it understand more of your MP3 files.

Windows Media Player Cannot Play The File Because The Specified Protocol Is Not Supported

If that for some reason is not possible, you can try this very much related fix. A: This appears to be the result of a conflict between certain DSL modems used in conjunction with certain secondary modems. If it's a different error, you would need to post your full setup log. * If your wmsetup.log contains error "0x80070003": This is "The system cannot find the path specified." Interpreting

I find a message saying that Windows has stopped the device because it has problems Error Code 43. 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 "0xc00d2afd": This is "DRM Migration If your page uses a CODEBASE URL specification, your page is in error, sorry. Hokulele Join the JREF Folders !

A: Either turn off Internet Connection Sharing or manually specify the speed of your connection in the WMP Tools:Options:Performance settings. (If WMP is detecting an incorrect line speed, the Windows Media Download Windows Media Player It plays pretty much everything (including All Real and Windows Media files) and it doesn't add crap to your machine that runs in the background stealing CPU time and memory. __________________ Solution: 1. get redirected here A: This is documented here.

Additional Data: Error Value: 2147943645. If you are getting a class not registered error during playback of some AVI files, this likely means that you have an old broken version of the DivX codec. A: Paraphrasing Zeb: In some cases firewalls will block UDP traffic, which is required for "real-time" streaming playback. Don't pirate software.

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Not as huge overkill as reinstalling the operating system, but still... http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=231506 Pdf Error Message Cannot Connect To App | Microsoft Office Error When Installing Ubuntu | Adobe Flash Player Install Runtime Error | Error 1722 When Installing Adobe Flash Player 10.1 (activex Windows Media Player Cannot Play The File Because The Specified Protocol Is Not Supported WMP is pretty good about avoiding reboots if possible. Vlc Media Player If you have this problem due to ANY other software, please please speak up about what other bad software might be doing this.

No loss in settings, programs or data. http://jactionscripters.com/media-player/windows-media-player-9-error.php 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. Stomatopoda View Public Profile Find More Posts by Stomatopoda 9th March 2012, 05:56 AM #9 Dancing David Penultimate Amazing Join Date: Mar 2003 Posts: 37,891 Funny you can't But it's fairly incorrect, so...: On Windows 7, go to the Turn Windows Features On or Off control panel. Itunes

Your PC will run much smoother after this process is completed. In WMP9's Tools:Options menu dialog, check the box that says Connect to the Internet. If crossfading (a Windows XP feature) does not work for MP3 files, you likely have a pirated MP3 encoder installed to your system. have a peek here It supposedly does not respect the "Do not show this dialog again" checkbox, which would be a bug in their software, TMK.

Choose Upgrade The installer will find your existing XP installation and offer to repair it. If you're building a playlist in the rightmost library pane, you may need to push Stop in order to get the time to show up. * To start the player in Windows Media Player 10 Questions A surprisingly great list of the further updates available to WMP10 is available here.

A: Uncheck the "Always dial my connection" setting for your dial-up connection.

If it is not installed, download DirectX from the link below and reinstall the decoder pack. Once you've gotten a license, you'd want to use the case-sensitive command-line: (installpackage.exe) /Q:A /R:N /C:"setup_wm.exe /Q:A /R:N" You will need to check the result of the install process to determine A: Your advapi32.dll file has been corrupted by rogue software on your box (I believe it is now version "4.71.0118.0", which is not the version it is supposed to be). A partial failure in a subcomponent that appears to have no affect on player performance is likely the cause.

I am not aware of a resolution for this other than removing BlackIce, but the newest version of BlackIce seems to fix this, so updating to a newer version should be Other than that, this should just be WMP trying to enable streaming through your firewall. (Alternative firewall solutions likely would not have this issue.) Q: On Win9x, when I try to Do not choose Repair when it is offered. Check This Out You would need then to give access to that registry key...

Reinstalling WMP will actually likely NOT solve this, as the catalogs for WMP will likely not be able to be installed. xwhatever33x 15,246 views 7:34 Server execution failed (Solved) - Duration: 5:43. A: You can actually run the Zune Media Player at the same time, which is about the same thing as two instances of WMP. Britec09 76,006 views 8:37 windows media player fix error - Duration: 7:36.

You are currently viewing the forum as a guest, which means you are missing out on discussing matters that are of interest to you. A: The following steps should fix it up. Some cleanup will not complete until the system is rebooted." Setup failed for some unknown reason. You can indeed hack your system to accomplish this, but it's a bad plan and you are taking your machine into your own hands.

The most common non-component corruption would be MediaLibrary corruption, networking cache corruption, and DRM cache corruption (each link goes to an associated fix). You may need to enable Captions using WMP's Tools:Options:Security's "Show local captions when present". International Skeptics Other Skeptical Organizations JREF Skeptical Events TAM Scholarship Auction Reference The Repository Go to Media Features and turn off "Windows Media Player" under that.

The installer will not continue if this file is not present. A: Uninstall DivX 3.x (which is warez, btw) and run the install again. 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 Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video?

Now Space is doing time... -Ben Burch You built the toilet - don't complain when people crap in it. _Kid Eager Never underestimate the power of the Random Number God. 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 don't expect it to magickally solve the problem.