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Windows 7: win 7 media player not working after install quicktime

10 Dec 2009   #1

windows 7 64 bit
win 7 media player not working after install quicktime

I have windows 7 pro 64 BIT with windows media player 12.

When I install media Go with quicktime or Itunes with quicktime it stops working. I can not open any media files with either quicktime or media player, it seems those two programs can not exist next to each other.

I had to uninstall media go and Itunes and turn off windows mdia player off and back on to solve the issue. However I like to install Itunes so can anybody help me??

Does anybody have the solution or knows what the problem is??

Thanks in advance for your help!!

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10 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Hello jorsan, Welcome to the Forums!
Not sure quite what's happening- What happens when you try to open a media file?
Try going to Control Panel>Default Programs and see what you can do.
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10 Dec 2009   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Quicktime is hopeless and interferes with other apps.

Try Quicktime Alternative or Quicktime Alt Lite. Both work with I-Tunes. : Download K-Lite Codec Pack 5.4.4 FULL, K-Lite Codec Pack 5.4.4 STANDARD, K-Lite Codec Pack 5.4.4 BASIC : K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools

Look in the left column.

If you want to use them, be sure to uninstall Quicktime first. You may even have to uninstall I-tunes. If you uninstall and then reinstall I-tunes, be sure to uninstall Quicktime from the control panel. Then install QT alt or QT alt lite.

If Realtime is causing you problems, you can also find a Realtime Alt.
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11 Dec 2009   #4

windows 7 64 bit

the media just crashes, I uninstalled everything and am not sure if I want to install this again. I am afraid media player might stop working

I spent about a hour repairing media player.
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11 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64

If it stops working, you can always repair it. I do agree Windows 7 Forums - View Profile: ignatzatsonic, but if you want to use Quicktime, play around with it. Once you can clearly link crashes to something, you are in a good position. Good luck!
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