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Uninstall any third party plugins or codecs, it sounds like one is crashing WMP when it doesn't have admin rights. I then checked the codecs and installed 'Real Alternative' (brilliant) it's working now - even if does does give me a 'Your device is using an outdated driver that is no Media player doesn't even start. windows-vista crash windows-media-player share|improve this question edited Mar 5 at 4:31 fixer1234 11.3k122950 asked Aug 19 '09 at 17:44 rpm1200 2617 Is this a 64bit version of Vista or http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-not-working-vista.html

Monday, August 06, 2007 9:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Anyone help on this? I'll try itt again, correct spelling this time.  . I do not have Vista (thank God), and so I am not familiar with it. Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...

Windows Media Player Won't Open Windows 10

The issue was bugging me for months and I resolved it by trying many many things as most of you have. share|improve this answer answered Aug 19 '09 at 18:06 NycLifeG 742 WMP does not appear in the Programs list. Tried running wmplayer.exe as Administrator.

  • this is sooooo freaking rediculous that people who paid a fortune for a crappy OS have to put up with problems like this it is insane!!!    i have got imacs
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  • Codes to enter:Code 1) regsvr32 jscript.dllCode 2) regsvr32 vbscript.dllHope this helps, an other problems please comment or leave me a message.Edit!!!: Hey, for those of you who this isn't working for,
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Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:40 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Could you explain how and where I go to turn off the user account control.I am a The installer said it did not apply to the system. However, it only worked if I tried to run as administrator. Windows Media Player Download I uninstalled it using the control panel method and voila.

I am unable to uninstall it and when I tried to update it, a box popped up stating the update does not apply to this system.!!!! Why Won't Windows Media Player Work Follow @howtogeek More Articles You Might Like ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Now please run the Windows Vista setup again from within Windows Vista. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows Media Player 11 - Won't Open at all...

share|improve this answer answered Aug 20 '09 at 20:33 Zooks64 1,7811113 1 The OP is asking how to repair WMP; he's not asking for a new media player. -1 –Sasha Download Windows Media Player 12 Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Please advise what we should do next since it seems that the issue has spread out and Microsoft does not want to listen about it. This will repair all applications including Media Player and Media Center by replacing the damaged files.It might be possible that you need to install a device driver again if you have

Why Won't Windows Media Player Work

However, this solution works only if you didn't apply any updates to WMP11. Sunday, August 05, 2007 8:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote How can I find out what ones I have installed, and uninstall them? Windows Media Player Won't Open Windows 10 Sunday, July 01, 2007 6:06 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote i have the same problem as you......Can anyone sugguest a fix Sunday, July 29, 2007 6:26 AM Windows Media Player For Vista Thne do the same for:regsvr32 jscript.dllregsvr32 msxml3.dll(I have W/Vista so I went to start first,right click on it,then properties and changed it to clasic start menu  so I could get the

After trying dozens of solutions this one finally worked!!!! this content So he was tasked with finding a permanent solution to these problems and here it is. So will have to sit it out until a newer version or WMP12 appears!!! My plugins STILL didn't work and I couldn't use the "Open with WMP" command. Windows Media Player Update

Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. I don't know if it will work on your computers but i think so.Sorry if there are some wrong spelled words, im not english. Login to the new user account and this should fix the issue if already you found no issues while loging in as Guest.  Monday, August 27, 2007 2:13 AM Reply | Quote 0 weblink Definitely using windows 7 professional.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 11:39 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have Vista Home Premium.   When run, this update stated it didn't apply to my system! Vlc Player Go to accessories, right-click command prompt, and click run as administrator.1. So I went in to turn it off and found it was already off.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem by emanx995 / June 22, 2007 3:48 AM PDT In reply to: Repair the registry HiI have the exact same problem.

But i think i'v found something to help you. (plus this worked for "XBOWRY" who came to me for help because it this tutorial wouldn't fix his problem).1)Go to: http://support.microsoft.com/default....2) Then Try to run this update (KB931621). What I have found out so far alludes to the fact that you have changed your system in a way that you must now purchase a new Vista License.  I have 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

by marsdevilsvolta / September 16, 2008 3:51 PM PDT In reply to: Windows Media Player 11 won't open - Solution very simple solution thank you, i didnt restart at first and I had to do a system restore and lost some things and that didn't fixed WMP. Sunday, February 24, 2008 7:02 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That worked   Thank you, much appreciated.   Monday, March 03, 2008 2:20 PM Reply | Quote check over here I post the site in a minute and find the person that shown the site and give him the rights for the find.

How do I repair WMP on a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium? 2 answers Comments are Closed Anonymous June 30, 2011 at 5:41 pm Go to microsoft fixit and download About this wikiHow How helpful is this? click ok then close Command Prompt window There ya go! up vote 3 down vote favorite 1 My friend asked me to look at her Acer Aspire laptop with Vista Home Premium as it is no longer playing DVDs.

Have lost my shares, but think all should be good now. Well for being on the right track.  Cheers Friday, February 01, 2008 5:30 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Frank Grimes wrote:  minkokiss wrote: QMan,   I was Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNMicrosoft Office for Android now available on Chrome OSKaspersky accuses Microsoft of unfair practices in Windows 10November Insider Update for Office for Android brings exciting new Ads by Google 8 answers Comments are Closed DalSan M May 12, 2013 at 8:18 am Try Tweaking.com's Windows Repair (All-in-one) to see if it can help.

I was losing my mind trying to fix the problem with the media player that suddendly stopped opening in a normal mode.