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Windows 7: Unable to open Windows Media Player

09 Aug 2010   #11


I just went ahead and did a fresh install of Winodws 7, and that fixed everything.

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09 Aug 2010   #12

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by michaelking View Post
I just went ahead and did a fresh install of Winodws 7, and that fixed everything.
the weird thing is, that usually causes more errors for me LOL
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