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Windows 7: Win 7 7048 x64 media player Crashes

16 Mar 2009   #11

Windows 7

i found my bad song too. one tune in my whole library.

i just deleted it since i don't like the song anyway!

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18 Mar 2009   #12

Win 7 Pro x64 x 3, Win 7 Pro x86, Ubuntu 9.04

I'm not sure why this thread is marked solved. It definitely hasn't been solved, you can sift through your songs and remove the perpetrators by using dos or some other program that doesn't use the microsoft explorer to view files, but those mp3's cause explorer, wmp, wmpnetworkshare service, open dialogs etc to still crash which I would consider quite an unsolved issue, an X-File if you will...
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18 Mar 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Fine, I take the solved mark away, no need to get your feathers ruffled.
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18 Mar 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 & 64 -(Boot Camped Snow Leopard on a Mac Mini)

Maybe you need an "Explained" mark in your bag of tricks.
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23 Mar 2009   #15

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mdsharpe View Post
Yep, the problem is indeed still there in 7057 x64.

I have established that my problem file is not artists folders A - K,
so now I am systematically moving folders back into the music folder and letting WMP update its library one letter of the alphabet at a time.
I was having this problem too, rather than tediously going through my collection bit by bit here's an easier method:

  1. Get Process Explorer
  2. When media player hangs just leave it on the screen in it's crashed state.
  3. Open processexplorer, go to "Find Handle or DLL"
  4. Search for "mp3" (no quotes)
  5. You should see the process wmplayer.exe and at least one handle to an mp3 file in your collection.
  6. Delete said file from your collection (you'll have to close the crashed media player to allow the file to be deleted).
  7. Rinse and repeat until Media Player no longer crashes
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23 Mar 2009   #16

Win 7 Pro x64 x 3, Win 7 Pro x86, Ubuntu 9.04

Yaa, I got ahold of someone working on the Windows 7 team, he said he'd take a look at the issue... Saaweeet. I love Win 7...
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28 Mar 2009   #17

Win 7 Pro x64 x 3, Win 7 Pro x86, Ubuntu 9.04

Hey guys, it was fixed in 7068! w00t
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29 Mar 2009   #18

Windows 7

working for me...!!!tnx....
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23 Jul 2010   #19

Windows 7

This is my first reply to anything in this Forum but i figured out how to fix it on my computer so I thought I would share. It look's like it was a corrupt mf.dll

you can find it by going to C:\windows\system32\mf.dll

you will need to take ownership of the file to replace it which I am not going to tell every one how to do. If you can't figure it out you probably shouldn't be messing around with the system32 file.

Since this is a topic for windows 64bit I will post the link I found for it but if you are on 32 bit find your matching one because versions matter here.

64 bit only

Any ways I hope this helps some one because I spent a couple of hours figuring this out.
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