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Windows 7: Server execution failed? WMP

20 Nov 2010   #21

Windows 7 ultimate 32

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prskater View Post
Scanned but no solution. I suppose I'll have to continue using alternate players or go through the riggamarole of right clicking run as administrator.

Thank you all.


There some other instructions here, you can follow them & try.
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03 Aug 2011   #22

windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
I'm getting the server execution error in windows media player 12

Please someone help me i'm getting this error when i try to play my .mp3 file

"k:\users\me\desktop\ar rahman - changing seasons.mp3 Server Execution failed"

It would be helpful 4 me if someone provide me assistance to fix my problem.
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20 Aug 2011   #23

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

1. Click Start, click Accessories, the right click on Command Prompt and choose "run as administrator", then type regsvr32 jscript.dll, and then hit enter.
2. Now type exit and hit enter. Now try media player and it should work.
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01 Sep 2011   #24

Windows 7 x64

For everyone who has not figured it out yet: Here is an answer from:

"server execution failed" error on EVERY video & music - Microsoft Answers

My problem is that there is likely a newer 32bit version installed ever an older 64bit version (or something like that). I am running Win x64 and when I started the player under the x64 folder it started right up. The "Program Files (x86)" folder version of the program will not run.

I need to find out how to get rid of the 32bit version and make all pointers open the 64 bit media player.
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23 Dec 2011   #25

Windows 7 Professional x32

If the above step fails run System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files follow the steps from the following article below to run System File Checker:

This one works for me! It's very easy, just apply all "recommended" fix!

You're done!
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23 Dec 2011   #26

Windows 7 Professional x32

Cannot open Windows media player error server execution failed - Microsoft Answers

here the link where I found out the solution! Enjoy! :)
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27 Dec 2011   #27

Windows 7 home Premium, 32bit

@MT33, thanks a bunch man. ur solution was instant! it worked
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19 Apr 2012   #28

WMP server execution failure fix

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14 Dec 2012   #29


Hi Jacee, I guess Im a little late to the Windows 7 media player server execution failure, but I had that darned problem just the same. I say had because after multiple posts and multiple attempts I found your quick and correct solution to my problem. Just so you know how much I appreciate it , I registered here just so I can say thank you , so " Thank you" restarting the services did the trick. Happy Holidays !
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24 May 2013   #30

Windows 7 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
See if this works for you ... go into services, scroll down to Windows Media Player Network Sharing, click 'restart'.

Then, restart your computer.
I'm unable to find "Windows Media Player Network Sharing". In search all programs and files I can type in and find services, but from there I can't find Windows Media Player Network Sharing.
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