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Cannot play wav files?

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Mr. Alan Johnson, Jan 13, 2007.

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  1. Mr. Alan Johnson

    Mr. Alan Johnson Thread Starter

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    Greetings!

    I am using the latest version of Windows Media Player. I can play any video or audio file of my choice on my computer. When I click on a .wav file, the player opens and acts as it it is going to play the file. The play symbol even changes to a "Pause" item, which is clickable. But Alas! The system will not play the file. The position indicator, or "Slider", as many in your circle may call it, stays at position 0:0 and does not move. Nothing I do will budge it! I never receive an error message of any sorts and I am totally befuddled by this problem! I hope you understand!

    Cheers to us!

    Warm Regards,

    Mr. Alan Johnson
     
  2. Mr. Alan Johnson

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    Wow? Really helpful.
     
  3. MysticEyes

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    Is this a recent development?
     
  4. Mr. Alan Johnson

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    Yes, the problem continues.
     
  5. MysticEyes

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    I meant did this just start? Were you able to play WAVs before on this system?
     
  6. Mr. Alan Johnson

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    Yes, I could always play .wav files. Then, I decided to upgrade to the latest version and then I couldn't. I even uninstalled and reinstalled the Windows Media Player 11, but ALAS! I still experience this issue.

    Cheers to you!

    Warm Regards,

    Mr. Alan Johnson
     
  7. t bone

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    open wmp>tools>options>file type tab...is the wav file box checked ?
     
  8. Mr. Alan Johnson

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    Greetings!

    I have confirmed that all available checkboxes are checked and have been checked. All file types are sucessfully selected. I tried playing a .wav file again and it opens like it is going to play, the indicator turns to a "pause" signal and it stays at 0:00 forever.

    Cheers to us!

    Warm Regards,

    Mr. Alan Johnson
     
  9. techbenn

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    Try using I-Tunes to play your wav file.
    That works for me.

    Benn
     
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