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Windows 7: WMP12 Server execution failed

01 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7 X64 Ultimate build 7600

Nkarytia, your reply solves the problem. Thanks for your support.

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02 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7

Glad it helped!
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06 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Epsilon Vector View Post
Lately I've been getting this message a lot (I try to play a movie and after trying for a while it says there's a "server execution failed"). When this happens I can't even start WMP (I click the icon in the bar, it becomes "bold" like an active application icon, and after a while reverts back to "inactive" state. No server execution failed message though). Restarting Windows fixes the problem but only for a short time.

I'm using the release candidate of Windows 7.
To solve this problem I shut down firewall and removed outpost...
It works 100 %
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17 Aug 2010   #14

7 Ultimate OEM 7600.16385 x86

free application Fixwin solved my issue in 1 click
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go to "Windows Media" on your left menu and click on the first "Fix". solved my issue right away
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21 Aug 2010   #15

Windows 7

Having myself had the server execution error, I did some thinking and searching around, and the whole bit on restarting WMP 12, is pointless and a waist of time. For me, not saying it will work for everyone, though my best bet for sure would be to check your antivirus software. I downloaded avast anti not too long ago, and it ran a virus scan.. Right after that. I could no longer use my WMP. I removed the antivirus and reinstalled it, and everything has been working just fine. Best of luck to you, and let me know if this was also your problem too.
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