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Windows 7: Error with WMP

30 Nov 2009   #1
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 
Error with WMP

i'm getting this error playing avi files, mp3 etc with WMP





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30 Nov 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You could try this;

>>Right click "Computer"
>>Click "Manage"
>>Under the "System Tools" section, Double click "Local Users and Groups"
>>Click "Groups"
>>Right click "Administrators"
>>Click "Add to group..."
>>Click "Add"
>>Click "Advanced"
>>Click "Find Now"
>>Double click "Local Service"
>>Click "Ok"
>>"NT Authority\Local Service" should show up in the list now
>>Click "Ok"
>>Close Computer Management and reboot.
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30 Nov 2009   #3
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

thanks for the very quick reply, i'll go and try it
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30 Nov 2009   #4
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

i tried that, it worked for the first avi, then i tried an mp3 & another avi and it didn't work


is there a way to reinstall WMP?
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30 Nov 2009   #5
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Sure is!

Go to control panel > programs > turn windwos features on or off.
Find media features.

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Then re-check & reboot.


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30 Nov 2009   #6
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

thanks again,

i'm doing a sfc /scannow, as i searched on here and found a guy mentioning to do this.

i'll try your suggestion after this has finished


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30 Nov 2009   #7
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It was your suggestion

Keep us posted on how things go
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30 Nov 2009   #8
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

will do, thanks
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30 Nov 2009   #9
bjproc

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

sorry, it didn't work, think i'll either use system restore, or load an acronis image
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30 Nov 2009   #10
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

What didn't work? Reinstalling or sfc?
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