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Windows 7: WMP shows "unable to find a playable file".

17 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64
 
 
MY Music shows "unable to find a playable file".

Whenever I go to my music files and click a folder and hit play for mp3's it works fine but whenever I hit play for a folder with flac songs I get that error. However if I right click on a flac folder and select play with wmp it works fine. Any suggestions on how to fix this?


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18 Jun 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Seems wmp is not your default player for the files it can play,
Click the Start button and click on Default programs,
Click on Set your default programs,
Click on wmp and click on Set as default.
You can also right click the file type your having an issue with and check the box to always open using this program then click on wmp.
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19 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Seems wmp is not your default player for the files it can play,
Click the Start button and click on Default programs,
Click on Set your default programs,
Click on wmp and click on Set as default.
You can also right click the file type your having an issue with and check the box to always open using this program then click on wmp.
Thanks anyways but I already had it set to default player. The problem was in the registry. Somehow it got funked up so I had to go in there and fix the string value for flac.
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19 Jun 2013   #4

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Thanks for the update,
Cheers.
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22 Dec 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

You mention "The problem was in the registry. Somehow it got funked up so I had to go in there and fix the string value for flac.". What was it you actually did to fix your problem? Thank-you.
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