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Windows 7: Winamp and other media players not working

10 Jan 2011   #11

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
Backup your PC and ...

Backup your PC and try running Winamp (or the other program) as Administrator.

Another thing you could try is to start the installer and then cancel it.
This often provokes Windows into offering to install it with the "Recommended Settings" (whatever that means).

Have you tried the Troubleshooting or Windows Program Compatibility Troubleshooter (in the Action Center)?

Do you have the correct output plugin selected in Winamp (Nullsoft DirectSound Output)?

I've been running Winamp since Windows 7 (b7048) with no playback problems.
It works on the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Windows 7 (for me at least).

I switched to Winamp, after WMP 12 "savaged" the file names and details of ~900 of my mp3s (the very first time I tried it).

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28 Dec 2016   #12

Windows 10

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fatbob View Post
Hi everyone,

I installed Winamp and it can't play any media files (MP3, AVI, etc.). At first I thought it was something wrong with Winamp and Windows 7. In Winamp, I select a an mp3 file, hit play, and nothing happens. I then installed AIMP, and it behaves exactly the same as Winamp. The only media program that seems to work is Windows Media Player. Any ideas as to what might be wrong?
If you have any problems try to install latest version DirextX
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