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As for scanning system files for integrity, I did that earlier as well and it reported all was well. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If i come with another idea, i will post... After both those finish, Restart the PC. http://themenage.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-crashes-on-startup.html

Join our site today to ask your question. klaatu, Apr 7, 2013 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Thanks, Stapp Edit: Neither one worked. In this example i will be using the C:\ drive as my home drive where Windows is installed.

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No data was in the DRM folder, and K-Lite is back..with no change in WMP. I can though. elenipyreni, Mar 19, 2017, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 0 Views: 151 elenipyreni Mar 19, 2017 windows media help 10tealhorses, Feb 18, 2017, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 4 Views: 288 kenbok51 Feb

You will need to write in the Command Prompt window the following: “sfc /scannow” but without the quotes. Once I removed it Media Player stopped crashing. Crashes still happen. Windows Media Player 12 Keeps Crashing Hope this helps.

It is necessary for you to determine the actual reason behind the crashes because then only you will be able to find a solution for it. Windows Media Player Crashes Windows 7 StepsFind the DRM cache. Tech Stats: Pentium 4 2.40 GHZ 512 MB of Ram DirectX 9.0C ATI RADEON 9250 PCiClick to expand... Got it!

Fuzzfas, Jan 13, 2013 #23 Mman79 Registered Member Joined: Sep 19, 2012 Posts: 2,016 Location: North America Okay, here's the deal. Windows Media Player Crashes After A Few Seconds I shut down AdMuncher, then my antivirus (Bitdefender), and doing that didn't make the issue leave. THESE ACTIONS WILL COMPLETELY REMOVE YOUR LIBRARY MEANING YOU WILL HAVE TO REBUILD IT FROM SCRATCH. Now try to open windows media player.

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Phantom010, Apr 7, 2013 #2 klaatu Thread Starter Joined: Sep 11, 2007 Messages: 71 Phantom010 said: ↑ Have you tried the following Microsoft "Fix-it" solution? I'm currently using Radeon HD7870, already tried to reinstall the gpu drivers and excluded other software included with it but my media player still crashes everytime I run it after I Windows Media Player Crashes Windows 10 I've Google'd with the most specific terms I can and am either getting the same suggestions to try or coming up empty-handed. Windows Media Player Crashing Windows 8 It's not the exact error as yours, but in desperation, i 'd try that too.

Im having the same problem. check over here Once you restart Media player your library will be blank. Could be even your antivirus. Quickly fix PC issues and prevent others from happening with this software: Download ReimagePlus (100% safe download and endorsed by us). Windows Media Player Crashes On Startup Windows 10

Fuzzfas, Jan 13, 2013 #21 stapp Global Moderator Joined: Jan 12, 2006 Posts: 7,854 Location: England If Fuzzfas's excellent suggestion doesn't work I would download Windows Repair http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/windows_repair_all_in_one.html and tick Reset The trouble is, I haven't used WMP in a while, because for a long time I used VLC and the K-Lite codec pack. I've tried MP4, MP3. his comment is here Unfortunately, some media publishers do not allow their licenses to be backed up.

Ask a question and give support. Windows Media Player Has Stopped Working Luckily I knew that the offender was an AVI file and I removed the particular directory from my library. Oct 31, 2008 #15 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

After that completes, run the settings troubleshooter.

It prompts you for each removable storage media if it is to be used. What do i need to do to track down why its crashing? However if you are not that lucky, you will have to go through the following steps: Step 1 Look for the DRM cache. Media Library Is Corrupted Didn't know that Microsoft had finally added support for FLAC.

Make sure you have set hidden files and system files to show. Windows Media Player fix-it http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_media_player_diagnostic Repair WMP (from Windows Club) http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-windows-media-player-with-fix-wmp-utility Do a System file check. No referral/affiliate-links. http://themenage.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-doesn-t-open-media-files-on-double-click.html The fact that you get this with also just opening WMP, without trying to play anything, could point to a problem related to Library or the MS DRM crap.

It does not seem to matter if the OS is 32bit or 64bit.This can happen with Windows Media Player 11, 12, and probably other versions. Mman79, Jan 13, 2013 #1 stapp Global Moderator Joined: Jan 12, 2006 Posts: 7,854 Location: England A few of things you could try.... After that completes, run the settings troubleshooter. Reboot.

Wasn't sure how to go about putting my FLAC files back in WMP, it's not really possible for me to re download them all... Have a great day! All apps and software that were installed on the computer when it came from the factory are reinstalled, and their settings are reset to the defaults. BSOD Help and Support new system - media player fullscreen crashHi, I'm new here, so thanks to anybody looking into this in advance.

In the search box you will need to write the following: “msconfig” without the quotes. To find and fix these corrupted files, SFC scanning comes into play! You can then opt to use the new applications or stick to your old ones. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

At your Tiles Menu type "command prompt"Step 2. This was the definite answer to me!!!! I've done a little checking, and Remote Procedure Call is both running and set to Automatic in services.msc. I did recently try out PotPlayer and removed it (didn't like it).

Left click or tap on the “Startup” tab in the Task Manager window. You may also... By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Right click on the “Command Prompt” window and left click on Run as Administrator.

Wow... Do you think having RPC Locator disabled would do this? I found that an SD card that I always leave in my computer's card reader was the problem....remember to disconnect all removeable memory too if you get this problem...