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Be among the first to master the much-anticipated new Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. I am using DivX instead.Many thanks to you both.Keith Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - WMP problems by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 1, 2006 8:19 PM PDT In I've been looking for a solution for days. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, hit enter in command Prompt, type regsvr32 vbscript.dll , and then click OK. http://themenage.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-opens-everything-i-click-on-why.html

Stay logged in Sign up now! No, create an account now. That is not the issue. The media window will start playing the file.

Maybe it can fix it. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. It was so extreme I couldn't get as far as identifying it.I will try a further reload of the M/B drivers but I have a strong suspicion that the on-board sound All rights reserved.

Hi MarkI have Gspot I will give it a try.There isn't a copyright problem, most of the affected videos are my own, created with Pinnacle software! Cheers! Any other ideas? that is, i can see the outline of the vlc window now, with the vlc icon in the upper left of the window, "VLC Media Player" as the title, and the

The 'searching for codec' message was displayed but none was found. Bestselling author Alan Simpson has packed this ultimate resource with the comprehensive information you need to get the most out of this exciting new OS. TheOutcaste, Jul 8, 2009 #7 fredhanson Thread Starter Joined: May 26, 2009 Messages: 5 Tufenuf, your suggested fix regsvr32 /i shell32 worked! There are two different versions: The original, which is usually included with Windows up until XP.

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type regsvr32 jscript.dll and then press enter. Click I'll be careful, I promise!I accept the risk! I've tried downloading it again, transfering working files from another computer, the suggestions above and still nothing works. If the above doesn't solve the problem check out the links/threads at the link below.

cool! http://themenage.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-will-not-open.html Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. When Firefox has completely closed, start Firefox up again. Clicking on a file itself produces the correct action-- starts an exe.

Upgrade your windows media player http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/10/default.aspx or 2. when i double-click on a file, vlc opens a little more but it is still hanging and not playing. Follow the instructions below:1. his comment is here Don't open attachments in emails without saving the attachments to your hard disk first, (the Desktop is a good, temporary storage area), and then scanning the attachment with your anti-virus before

now i have tried setting the option to use the visualize filter for audio (audio > visualization > visualize filter) and saved and exited and re-tried double-clicking a file, and now Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Fixed my problem by Los2769 / March 2, 2008 1:12 AM PST In reply to: Solution for Windows Media Player 11 not opening. Do not allow any BHO's, (browser help objects).

the 'allow one instance' option was off, so i have turned it on.

Tufenuf Edited to add: Have you opened Windows Media Player>Tools>Options>File Types and unchecked the file types you want Winamp to open? Preview this book » What people are saying-Write a reviewWe haven't found any reviews in the usual places.Selected pagesPage 2Page 1Title PageTable of ContentsIndexContentsPart I Getting Started Getting Secure1 Part II Go to accessories, right-click command prompt, and click run as administrator.1. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

To see if you already have the plugin installed: Click the menu button and choose Add-ons. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows Media Player 11 - Won't Open at all... Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows Media Player 11 - Won't Open at all... http://themenage.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-won-t-open.html The error message you get when you use WMP doesn't seem to me to be a codec issue.You will need codecs, (COmpression/DECompression), as they are needed to decompress video and audio

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Now try again. 2nd, can you open VLC by itself (not via a file association)? i did try to reinstall vlc within synaptic but that hasn't fixed this problem. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Installing the plugin Go to the plugin download page on Interoperability Bridges. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem by emanx995 / June 22, 2007 3:48 AM PDT In reply to: Repair the registry HiI have the exact same problem. by e160877 / July 5, 2007 11:27 AM PDT In reply to: Windows Media Player 11 - Won't Open at all... Install the motherboard drivers.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows Media Player error by cebuBill / May 1, 2006 9:40 AM PDT In reply to: 1. Alan is best known for his light, conversational writing style and clear jargon-free approach to dealing with technical topics. If you right click one of those files and choose Open with, choose the program you want to use then checkmark the "Always use this program etc." box on the bottom, Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

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The other day I uninstalled some anti-virus software and installed another, which for some reason caused WMP to not open at all--lol. Tufenuf Tufenuf, Jul 8, 2009 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. The document may be read-only or encrypted.