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Windows 7: media player wont play web wmv files anymore

08 May 2011   #41
Vertex

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit
 
 

FixWin is not the best tool out there. You can extract the FixWin executable file and put it on the Desktop. From there, right click and and Run as Administrator. See if it works better that way.

Even those fixes are not related to your problem, there's no harm in trying and seeing if there are any effects. There's also FixWMP, not guaranteed to do anything though but no harm in trying:

Fix & Repair Windows Media Player with Fix WMP Utility | The Windows Club

You can also try System File Checker by going to the Run command, typing cmd, then type sfc /scannow on the command prompt. It can repair corrupt system files but will however take off custom theming that were not built in features in Windows 7.




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08 May 2011   #42
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Let's go on what should have been our first step - my fault. Windows 7 orb > type "default programs" without quotes into the search bar. Right click on "Default Programs" and run it as administrator. Click "Set Default Programs" > Windows Media Player. Check just above "set this program as default" if the message is "this program has 70 to 70 ( ... )". If no match "70 to 70", click "Set this program as default" and confirm if necessary. This walkthrough can be viewed below.



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08 May 2011   #43
batrico

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1
 
 

saya it has all its defaults doesnt say anything about 53 of 53


it has 68 of 70 defaults i changed the avi and mp3 defaults to other programmes.
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08 May 2011   #44
batrico

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1
 
 

dont worry about it i can live with it this way.I use more flash than wmv anyway.
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08 May 2011   #45
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Refuse / Resist!
Before continuing:
Quote:
I recommend calm and careful execution of the process below.

Create a folder on your desktop and name it "backup". Now go to the Windows Orb > type "regedit" without quotes and hit enter. When prompted click Yes. In the regedit window, click "edit " and scroll down to "find ". Copy and paste

{CD3AFA94-B84F-48F0-9393-7EDC34128127}


in find window and hit enter. Wait for the process. When found the registry key, it will be in light shade of blue. Right click on it and "export". Save it in the backup folder you created on your desktop under the name

VIDEO__X_MS_WMV Moniker Class

Now, still in the regedit window, press Ctrl + F. Copy and paste the following

{CD3AFA88-B84F-48F0-9393-7EDC34128127}

and hit enter. Right click and save it under name

VIDEO__AVI Moniker Class

and also in the backup folder. Close regedit. Now go to the folder Widows > System32 and find the

wmp.dll

Copy it and paste it into the backup folder.
Let me know when you're ready.
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08 May 2011   #46
batrico

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1
 
 

hmm it didnt find the key i asked it to find
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08 May 2011   #47
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by batrico View Post
hmm it didnt find the key i asked it to find

Try to find both...
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08 May 2011   #48
batrico

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1
 
 

it found neither, are you sure their not WMP11 keys(googled the keys.)i have WMp 12
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08 May 2011   #49
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

And if I tell you that they should be there in spite of it? I found them here.
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08 May 2011   #50
batrico

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1
 
 

well your the senior member.gonna have some food give me half an hour.
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