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It no longer shows the names of the tracks, just says "Unknown Artist" for every track. Thanks for replying, though. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. For some reason, half of your networking should be pointing to the current profile (c:\documents and settings\user.blah) and half to the old profile (c:\documents and settings\user). http://realink.org/windows-media/windows-7-codec-pack-microsoft.html

If you don't care about Media Center, though... *shrug* Q: How do I trouble-shoot a v10 or earlier player install error? Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator LauraMJ Administrator valis Moderator Squashman Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Multimedia > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search If you suspect that Group Policy might be the cause of the problem, contact your network administrator. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-wmp-10-cant-do-internet-lookup.613199/


Don't Worry! Or reverting to SP1 and simply reinstalling SP2 should work too. Worst offender is rap discs.

Your computer is trying to use a DNS server that is incorrect or doesn't exist.' So, I have moved over to that thread to try to resolve the issue. Reply Brian Rosenau January 13, 2016 at 11:06 am # WMP has been a die-hard app for many years. You're welcome. Device Manager Under the Library tab 'Retrieve additional information from the Internet' is also greyed out.

Double-click on the first USB Root Hub entry in the list. Windows Media Player Update Supposedly DesktopX and ObjectBar's "TrayServer" (as well as "Desktop Manager" and some aspect of WindowBlinds) will block the Windows Media Player 9 Series' toolbar from working correctly. Reply Donovan Wells August 7, 2016 at 7:16 pm # dunno, i got windows photoviewer back in windows 10 its easy just look for a registry editor file that will put http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/no-sound-windows-10-heres-quickly-fix-digital-deafness/ Do you want to install the Player from the Microsoft Web site?" A: On Vista, you should just need to reboot.

If the value is 0xD2AF8 (NS_S_REBOOT_RECOMMENDED), then that means that either some further file clean-up will appear on reboot (no need to account for) or that a device driver has been Vlc Player Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Toshiba OS: Win 10 Quote JW0914 View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Posts : 181 Windows 10 Pro x64 New 14 Dec 2015 #19 WMP is pretty good about avoiding reboots if possible. No, create an account now.

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I'm running Windows XP Pro on an iMac with Boot Camp. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-media-player-11-won-t-open-at-all-250548/ 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 Microsoft 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 Windows Media Player 12 Thank you so much!!

A: First, run the Internet Connection Wizard (Start:Run "icwconn1.exe") - especially if you have a cable or DSL connection. After my latest W10 update (middle Aug, 16) WMP does not run any more. If you're a user locked into skin mode - a tweaking program called "Fresh UI" can lock you into skin mode using the Policy setting sometimes, so be aware of that. I don't know it that is a compatibility issue or something Microsoft no longer supports. Windows 10

If you had System Restore turned off, you can still run a Repair of Windows XP. type regsvr32 jscript.dll and then press enter. Went to network connections, click wifi properties and uncheck the box on the hotspot shield routing driver 6 and poof internet us back.... http://realink.org/windows-media/microsoft-windows-media-player-firefox-plugin.html Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell XPS 8500 OS: Windows 10 Home CPU: Dual quad core i7-3770 Motherboard: Dell no name Memory: 12 GB Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640

In the older days, I gained a quick fascination and appreciation for the more elegant Media Center app. Itunes If it's disabled, problem disappears. This is likely because the security privileges on the folder "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\My Music" is set wrong - it needs to be writable.

A: How to rollback from WMP10 to your previous version: A: Go to the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel.

Searching for clues myself- bought a laptop with Windows 10, and only VLC media player Reply Trinesan Govender July 3, 2016 at 10:52 am # I would expect its icon to Let it do its thing. Additionally, please note: If the 9 Series installer reports failure, this is likely not a critical failure. If you're asked to reboot, please do so before using the player - otherwise the player should block you.

For Atheros you can look at the unofficial Atheros drivers site. To fix this for Windows XP: reinstall the player. If that doesn’t work, proceed to the next step. A: Go to Tools:Options:Performance and manually specify your connection speed.

Step One: Check Device Manager Normally, I would suggest that you check Windows Device Manager to see if any devices aren’t recognized by Windows 10. Q: How do I make Windows Media Player not be my default player for a file type? I also include a third category called firmware, but that’s besides the point. Any ideas on how to get all of the music back into WMP?

It is NOT worth it to turn off System Restore. The music is all in my music files on my C drive, I just can't get it load into WMP. Read More upgrade process completes, my rear Dolby Surround Sound 5.1 speakers don’t work. Based on this data, we want to narrow the potential causes down through testing (which you’ve already done).

The services are up and running. Read More . nor does NetBIOS have anything to do with the error received when trying to install/reinstall network protocols. Phil07-18-2008, 02:22 PMNo, just store-bought CD's that WMP used to be able to decipher automatically.

A: The Windows directory location is incorrect. You *have* to rollback first. Now you choose Repair. Check: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Setup, "InstallResult" after setup.

Reply Donovan Wells July 31, 2016 at 2:06 pm # Yea it is a simple fix, i already knew how its just people seem to forget that many windows 7 apps Make sure it's checked. I thought CD's had the track titles coded onto the CD itself; I didn't expect an internet lookup to be necessary. I highly recommend Vista users at least install Vista Service Pack 1, which has numerous multimedia improvements.

Another way I can force WMP to open, is by playing a MIDI file - this still defaults to WMP, I don't know whether "Groove" and the other options with Windows Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows Media Player 11 - Won't Open at all... If this has the data value pointing to wmplayer.exe, delete this registry value.