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I'm going to try and stick mainly to WMP and am glad only that in discovering this problem today, it will assist me troubleshooting others systems who may experience this. http://crestco.net/windows-media/windows-media-center-does-not-open.html WMP starts (I can see it in Processes), but it never opens and won't play the chosen video. Observe qualification a awaiting to install of WMP 11 is listed and take away that too.http://www.ebooks-land.com/products/premium/youtubetraffic.htmlhttp://www.dsm-publishing.co.uk Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows Media Player 11 won't open - Is there a fix for this? Why Won't Windows Media Player Work On Windows 10

its like I didnt click on it at all....Please help / Feel like a fish out of water here...Oper. After I closed that message, and tried again, it always played ok. Here's the tool that finally worked for me: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-fix-windows-7-vista-problems-with-fixwin-utility I tried FixWMP first, no dice. this content This is where I would start personally based on past experiece with Vista.

Yes, it was one of the first things I've tried. Windows Media Player Won't Open Windows 8 The installation requests a reboot. Does it get stuck if you simply open and close it without playing anything?

This (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms682600(VS.85).aspx) looked promising, but ole32.dll is a "known" dll, and my attempt to remove it from the list of known DLLs didn't appear to have any affect.

you should get a confirmation message. 2. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Sunday, June 21, 2009 1:56 AM 0 Sign in to vote I can't say I've had this problem since doing a clean install of RC. Windows Media Player Configuration Settings Might Be Set Incorrectly OS Vista Home Premium 32bit Reply With Quote New 11 Feb 2009 #6 dinesh View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Vista Expert Join Date : Sep 2008 India Posts

Sunday, April 11, 2010 9:21 AM 0 Sign in to vote It seems like there may be different problems that are being described. I would doubleclick the file, normally it would play immediately, but when the problem occurs, it would pause then the dreaded message. I have decided to install KMPlayer and just not use Windows Media Player 12. have a peek at these guys Junk or is it me?

That file will likely be behemoth: skipping down to the current date (such as 2010-02-11 ) will likely help you ignore much of it. And here you find the whole story http://forums.techguy.org/wind.....-11-a.html Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top skc7 Posts: 12 This post has been reported. Wednesday, January 06, 2010 7:53 PM 0 Sign in to vote @dsj: Does disabling the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service and rebooting get you working again? Remember Me?

Both machines intermittently have "Server Execution Failed" when trying to play video files. Friday, February 12, 2010 4:33 PM 0 Sign in to vote @Angel: Aero stopping working if the machine goes into sleep state might very well be related, given that what is Tuesday, February 02, 2010 3:16 AM 0 Sign in to vote Had you tried uninstalling while it was in "stuck" mode, or when it was in the still-working mode?If you're unable At which point, break into the debugger and save out the dump, then upload that and post the URL....It'd probably be better to get the iDNA (time travel debugging) trace, but

It also fixes it for me, but only for a short time, after which the issue returns. Is there anything I can try? I do not use the metro app as... Uninstalling QuickTime fixed this problem for me.

Thank you SOOOOOOO much! Monday, July 12, 2010 9:22 AM 0 Sign in to vote I followed "EZbuttons'" suggestion and it worked perfectly. 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. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top skc7 Posts: 12 This post has been reported.

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. I clicked on the shortcut on my Desktop; I clicked on it in the Programs List, the cursor changes to an hour glass for 2 seconds, then NOTHING HAPPENS..I deleted it