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Windows Media Player 11 Crashes Opening AVI Files

regardless of how good your firewall is.Click to expand... Make sure you have set hidden files and system files to show. Finally, after those uninstalls, and a reboot, run the K-lite Codec Tweak Tool: http://www.free-codecs.com/dow.....k_Tool.htm Run it with the following options: Detect broken codecs, and Detect broken DirectShow filters. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/all-my-programs-are-opening-with-windows-media-player.html

Join the community here. Oh, I am running XP Pro sp2 09-15-2007 08:30 PMniobewun Feedback I ran the Render in gspot... http://codecpack.nl/klmcodec.htm It will load the latest codecs onto your PC and also excellent software to play all kinds of media files. Oct 16, 2007 #9 Silea TS Rookie Great! https://www.moviecodec.com/general/windows-media-player-crashes-when-opening-avi-files-12327/

We are sorry for the inconvenience message. Nov 30, 2006 #18 N1Hawk TS Rookie Posts: 222 Video Lan's Player will play almost everything! First try this, Instead opening file directly from the folder where the file is stored, first open the player(like winnamp etc) and then browse to that file and try playing it.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Tweet Like Google+ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I did this to get streaming working on my Xbox 360. Windows Media Player Issues One possible simple solution is to make sure that the file type is associated with WMP.

Do you get this error report, even on other media players and when opening folders? Thanks a lot! and whs, thanks for the info. page RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista Windows Media Player Closes when playing AVI's (11 posts) Started 8

How to Play AVI in Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 10/Windows 8/7? If you are not a computer wizard, it is better to convert the unsupported AVI to Windows Media Player supported WMV. Sep 17, 2007 #8 houston TS Rookie Another potential answer Hi, I had this problem as well. Please can someone help me this is driving me insane.Here's what happens when I try to play a .avi file. 11 answers Last reply Nov 9, 2015 More about windows media

Funny thing is I tried all of the above one by one without result. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/avi-files-still-crashing-media-player.62878/ Install Codec Packs or Use VLC If the problem is related to the codec and you must use Windows Media Player, your only other option is to download a codec pack. The one I used is totally free, has no ads, spyware or viruses and will probably improve your PC. I had a lot of codec packs but WMP never worked, after unistalling all the old packs and installing this klmcodec immediately everything worked fine!!!

It will show you audio options and you can chose the audio track from there Can I select to have it play all audio tracks in a video? navigate here Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Graphics Cards Today's Posts Windows Media Player crashes every time i try to play a videofile ByRizvan · 14 replies Aug 8, 2005 Pretty Luckily I knew that the offender was an AVI file and I removed the particular directory from my library. Did you flush your Internet caches?

All other media players i have work absolutely fine and i have: Real Player, Media Player Classic, Quicktime and bunch of others. Solved: Windows Media Player crashes Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by klaatu, Apr 6, 2013. It's really easy to use HandBrake also. Check This Out windows media player(11)crashes, I tried different Codecs ..

Version 12 can play the most formats including MP4, MOV, AAC, H.264 and M2TS. patmac replied Mar 18, 2017 at 12:35 AM Replacement For Failed Laptop... N.B.

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  1. Then you can open and play the converted AVI in Windows Media Player easily.
  2. Recently when I try to open certain avi files, or even click on them and a preview window opens, I get an error message and either WMP or explorer crashes.
  3. What you will need to do is load a new codec pack.
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  8. Here is how i fixed it.
  9. Media preview for avi's were crashing Windows Explorer as well. 04-15-2008 02:51 AMN_D_B_BM Feedback why the hell would you use WMP..=,= i would never use that crappy player Most

Windows Media Player used to support all video codecs that compressed in AVI file in the days that AVI format comes into being. Sometimes the GUI will close, but the application is still running. There are some methods that have been given in the previous posts on a workaround to this problem, just have to take the time to read them thoroughly. I have checked, ,and i have all the codecs i need installed, and they are properly recognized my windows media player.

If you turned off or disabled System Restore, then keep reading. If it’s not selected, it may be the reason why your videos are not playing. install latest driver for card, and disable intel integrated graphics. http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/how-to-stop-windows-media-player-from-opening.html or even uncompressed ones).

Ask a question and give support. This is mainly for Windows 7 and higher users who have an AVI file that uses a different codec not supported in WMP 12. Thanks for the advice ScottW however, media player was messing up before i installed all the codecs. Cheers Oct 28, 2008 #14 electromagnetic TS Booster Posts: 208 Go to windows update update everything and Microsoft net framework 2.0.

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