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Windows 7: WMP and WMC will not start after a restart

02 Mar 2013   #1
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
WMP and WMC will not start after a restart

I rebuilt the WMP library by stopping the sharing service, deleting the db files in appdata\microsoft\media player, restarted the service and then restarted WMP. Great. Works... except when I reboot... then it just shows a WMP blank screen and nothing comes up.


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05 Mar 2013   #2
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Found this file at Microsoft and it fixed it... except screen saver won't work whenever WMC or WMP is on... I forget the solution to that problem. I'll leave this up for people with the same problem. The file is called MicrosoftFixit.WinMediaPlayer.LB.137285672683197942.5.1.Run
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05 Mar 2013   #3
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

And now that works too. Media Player settings, options, tick box that allows screen saver during player
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