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Windows 7: Windows Media Player crashes upon opening

02 Dec 2011   #1
altjx

Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
 
 
Windows Media Player crashes upon opening



/palmface

Ok, I'm trying to watch my CBT Nugget videos for CCNA as I have been this week. I watch them on my desktop, which has a locally attached external HD with the videos sitting on there. I come to my laptop and access the external on my desktop via network share. This has been working pretty much all week long, until today.

Now, when I try even playing 1 file, without trying to add them all to a playlist, it opens and it starts playing, but it crashes as shown above.

Not sure what else to do. I've configured WMP to not use a proxy, reinstalled WMP using Optional Features... Anything else anyone can suggest?


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02 Dec 2011   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Please use this advice about Event Viewer and post back results.
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