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Windows 7: Server execution failed

26 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Server execution failed

Error (Server execution failed)started happening out of nowhere when I try to use Media Player. No new hardware or software. No Registry changes.

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26 Aug 2017   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello and welcome TEXGUY mate can you elaborate a bit on what exactly happens please.
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26 Aug 2017   #3

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Tex mate I have had a look around and found this and I think it might be worth a try and this fellow is good

Fix Window Media Player Server Execution Failed - YouTube
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26 Aug 2017   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Thanks ICIT2LOL. In reply to your response, I get nothing!! That error comes up immediately, so there's not much to tell. All I can offer is a screenshot. Also I am about to try the link you sent.

Thanks very much,


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27 Aug 2017   #5

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Ok Ken try that because the fellow who does those videos is very good I have used his tutorials on many occasions.
You could run these too mate on the off chance the chkdsk might fix the issue
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums < if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2
(the sfc is often said to be best run for three runs)

if no change then try these

SUPERAntiSpyware | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware - AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware!
Malwarebytes | Malwarebytes Premium
AdwCleaner Download
ADW download from bleeping computer delete any rubbish found with the malware scans
NB If anyone who has Kaspersky as their security they may find it will not like ADW running and to stop the nagging just temporarily disbale the Kaspersky while one runs ADW
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27 Aug 2017   #6

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

That errors coming from the server for that site,(blocked??)

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27 Aug 2017   #7

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

Check Shell Folder values.

Use registry editor

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

Defaults are:
If any difference in yours and it could be the problem. If you make changes a reboot is required to see if it got fixed.
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