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Windows 7: Windows Media player won't play anything!

28 Oct 2010   #1
ike1440

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 
Windows Media player won't play anything!

I've recently purchased a laptop with Windows 7 Home x64. I've tried playing dvd's, wma, mp3's, mp4's, avi's, etc, but none of them will play on it! I've tried other programs and they run just fine on them. What is going on?


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28 Oct 2010   #2
johngalt

 

Your post is a bit unclear. Are you trying other programs on the same computer? Programs other than *which * program?

Are you trying the same media on other computers? If so, does the laptop have Home premium or Home Basic?
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28 Oct 2010   #3
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Shark007.net - Windows 7 Codecs - WMP12 Codecs
Download,right click it, run as administrator, choose recommended settings
see will this help.
cheers
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28 Oct 2010   #4
ike1440

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 

It's home premium. I'm trying programs other than Windows Media player. And the media runs on other computers.

And those media codecs didn't work.

UPDATE: I got it to work! Turns out that my sound and video drivers weren't configured right.
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29 Oct 2010   #5
johngalt

 

Marked as solved
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