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Yesterday, I uninstalled WMP 11 and rolled back to WMP 10. I'll add a panda... You can do this by typing "Windows Features" into the Control Panel's search box and clicking "Turn Windows Features On or Off." Look under the Media Features section and remove the Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads my review here

No more vacations to enjoy "surgery" on my operating system, and second and more important, the problem corrected itself. It reboots, tries to install up to about 99% than reports failure and rolls back to the previous restore point. It could be a problem with the file itself or any number of issues with the computer. Saturday, April 10, 2010 4:48 AM 0 Sign in to vote AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-58 1.90 GHz here.

Windows Media Player Freezes Windows 10

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Built OS Windows 10 Pro CPU AMD FX 8 core 8350 Black edition 4.21GHZ Motherboard ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 Limited Edition On XP. A quick restart clears out the memory, making more available to your video. 2.

  • Can anyone please advise how to remove it permanently and what harm it's done already. ...
  • thanx.
  • Launch the media file again after rebooting the computer.
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  • What happens?Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - wmp by zmatt / May 6, 2010 7:19 AM PDT In reply to: Windows Media Player 11 Freezes on

Run a virus scan to make sure malware is not interfering with the playback. I'm not sure exactly what the source of the bug is, but I hope this helps track it down. You probably would want to run the uninstall again and then look at the tail end of c:\windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log (potentially only accessible as administrator). Vlc To do this follow the steps I have set out below:Step 1.

that my findings re: wmp vs wmc has caused more probs than using just one app. Windows Media Player Hangs I personally don't know of better diagnostics, but then again I'm not in support myself so wouldn't know their toolset. Sunday, April 18, 2010 1:49 AM 0 Sign in to vote Well, I tried re-installing QuickTime to see if the error came back. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.

Please follow the steps I have set out below to remove and put Windows Media Player back:Step 1. Type ‘sfc /scannow’ without quotes and hit enter.Note: It may ask for windows installation DVD to fix and to enable SFC to make more than minor repairs. Codecs are required for the proper playback of certain media files, but third-party ones have been known to cause trouble. but due to cmovne's odd behavior, this jump will always execute, preventing any escape from the loop.

Windows Media Player Hangs

It seems that Microsoft has made a patch for it. Here is the link: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-fix-windows-7-vista-problems-with-fixwin-utility Thursday, July 29, 2010 4:33 PM 0 Sign in to vote I followed "EZbuttons'" suggestion and it worked perfectly. Windows Media Player Freezes Windows 10 Please do shed some light to my dark tunnel.Kind RegradsJazz Reply 0 0 J-Singh Intern Posts: 27 Member Since: ‎09-14-2014 Message 8 of 10 (17,415 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Windows Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

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Turn the media player off and back on if all else fails. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎10-10-2014 02:08 AM Anybody at all please....? get redirected here I just wasn't able to find a good way to get Windows Media Player to load it.

Help? If it doesn't then your video card is probably fine. Friday, September 24, 2010 7:18 PM 0 Sign in to vote Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed--must be a pretty big problem.

The file there is actually a hard link that dynamically switches between the 32-bit and 64-bit version of the DLL on a per-application basis.

Plus, I don't see any QuickTime components on the call stack, so I'm not sure why it would be an issue. Published 12/13/07 DID YOU KNOW?The now iconic cartoon sitcom, The Simpsons, got its start as a series of animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show back in 1987. Now it launches but the window contains nothing (all white space) and the "spinning" (wait) cursor appears (and never goes away). The time now is 01:03 AM.

this happens every time WMP is used then closed. 2nd - if i'm away from the computer long enough (couple of hours or more) and log back in, the svchost.exe uses Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 10:06:10 PM, on 3/14/2007 Platform: Windows XP... Friday, April 02, 2010 1:49 PM 0 Sign in to vote this worked for me open computer, windows, prefetch and delete the contents that refer to windows media player basically anything http://yellowproductions.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-nero-player.php If you're seeing elsewhere that a device isn't shutting down or waking up correctly, it would be fairly logical to believe that the two might be related.

Back in business. All apps and software that were installed on the computer when it came from the factory are reinstalled, and their settings are reset to the defaults. It seems not. i have ffdshow 64bit codecs.

Does it shut down and reopen cleanly if you only play one music file?  When it won't open, if you go to Task Manager and click on the Processes tab and This seems to have fixed the problem.. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎09-26-2014 08:20 AM Hi Guys,Can Anybpody help me resolve the followiung ....I Marked as answer by Carey FrischMVP, Moderator Saturday, February 26, 2011 7:49 AM Monday, February 01, 2010 9:44 PM 0 Sign in to vote If you wanted to remove WMP in

Also, this does not seem to be related to a network issue. Applicable O/S: Windows 7 Professional Version 6.1 (Build 7600) Proposed as answer by Virtual_G Friday, March 19, 2010 7:37 AM Marked as answer by Carey FrischMVP, Moderator Saturday, February 26, 2011 Yes, it was one of the first things I've tried. Windows Media Player includes a feature that will let you lock the screen while still making the interface usable, so you can still easily switch music or videos while the screen

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Edited by TCD Thursday, October 01, 2009 3:58 AM edited for clarity Thursday, October 01, 2009 3:58 AM 0 Sign in to vote I've got the same problem on Windows 7 Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum!