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Windows 7: Windows Media Player freezing

10 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
Windows Media Player freezing

Windows Media Player keeps freezing everytime I want to watch a DVD, it will play fine for about 15-20 minutes and then all of a sudden it freezes and then I have to force it to close and sometimes it won't, is there an easy fix for this

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11 Jan 2014   #2

Mac OS X 10.9

Easy fix is to use VLC.
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12 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro

How about we troubleshoot the issue instead of suggesting something else?


Can you please try the following?

1.) Click type the following in the search. "Troubleshooting". Click Troubleshooting in the results. Now click programs in the window that appears. Under media player run the library troubleshooter. After that completes, run the settings troubleshooter.

After both those finish, Restart the PC. Now try to open windows media player.

Did that solve the issue?
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13 Feb 2017   #4
Western Star

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I have been having the same problem along with a very annoying clitch that it some how add's all my photgraphs on to Windows Media Player.

I started the thread below, and I hope that there might be some helpful infomation on there that might be of use.


Windows Media Player 12 Keeps freezing and linking to my pictures
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