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Windows 7: Certain .mp3's won't play on Media Player 12 x86 (C00D11B1)

23 May 2014   #1

Certain .mp3's won't play on Media Player 12 x86 (C00D11B1)

I've disabled the only plugin enable on the 32 bit version (Media Player Plus!), but for whatever reason I receive the error code C00D11B1 when trying to play certain .mp3 files what've been there forever. I haven't been messing with any settings, at least directly. The 64 bit version of Media Player 12 however, plays these files normally. I have tried resetting one of my tracks' ID3 headers, but to no avail.

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23 May 2014   #2

Windows 7 x64

Check the codec that is being used to play them. A 32bit version of this file is probably not present. A way to tell the codec is to play the file in VideoLan, then while playing, go to Tools / Codec Information.
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24 May 2014   #3


It won't always state anything in this window when I check, but it's always the same codec for .mp3s. VLC successfully plays everything though, even when I chose not to install any codecs with it.
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22 Jun 2014   #4


Resolved the issue with installing K-Lite codec pack. Apparently some DirectShow decoders where also broken.
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