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Windows 7: Can't use windows media player.

22 Oct 2012   #1

Can't use windows media player.

Earlier tonight I found when I tryed to open a music file I got class not registered .
I can use another player but when I choose windows media as my default player I get this error.
It loads the windows media player then says this:

Doesn't say class not registered anymore.
Not sure what I did but any help appreciated tks.

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23 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

This is a software problem (other forum sections) and not an "Audio" problem (this section).
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23 Oct 2012   #3
Debbie B

Windows 7 Enterprise x64


Try running the Microsoft Fix it from the below mentioned URL:

If the issue still persists, then would suggest running system file checker which should fix damaged Windows Media Player components: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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23 Oct 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

another route to go is to turn off the media player and start it again.

see from step 6 in this tutorial...

Windows Media Player Troubleshooting Guide
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