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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by reynoljg, Jan 31, 2007.

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  1. reynoljg

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    Whenever I play an AVI file in WMP I get this error message constantly. It doesn't affect the playing of the movie or anything, it just pops up and sits there. I'm mostly curious why it is doing this. I guess it is still annoying, though.

    Thanks!
     
  2. reynoljg

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    Check that, now it is just doing it over and over again no matter what I do. I hit OK and it just reopens. Ok, now it is annoying. :(
     
  3. techy689

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    Wat's the message? Any error number? What version of WMP?

    You clean on spyware/malware?
     
  4. reynoljg

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    No, no spyware that I am aware of anyhow. I just did a fresh reformat (was due for it anyhow) and reinstalled my vista upgrade. So far no COM Surrogate errors. Will report if it persist. And no, there were no numbers or anything to look at from what I remember. Not even a details button.
     
  5. simpletwat

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    Is there any way to stop the com surrogate from popping up all the time. :confused:
     
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    Defeintely let me know what works for you. I've tried all the things listed in the above link on Vista Home Premium and none of them worked.
     
  8. simpletwat

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    I tryed all the way in the link aswell still no joy
     
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  10. Dipsy

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    Hi folks
    Like all of you I have been driven crazy with the Com Surrogate error and think I have fixed mine. I deleted URGE out of Windows Media Player and all seems fine now . Give it a try , what can you lose
     
  11. loserOlimbs

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    com surrogate seems to be from DRM on URGE or any other software where the DRM has rights revoked.

    No solid answers, but DIPSY seems to be on the same track I was thinking.
     
  12. LIKEWUT

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    Where do i go to delete urge, please help this com surrogate is annoying.:(
     
  13. Dipsy

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    HI LIKEWUT For a start I must tell you I suffer from short term memory loss But if I am right I went to Add/Remove programmes to delete URGE and I am running WMP 11
     
  14. LIKEWUT

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    Thanks Dipsy,

    I'll try it out......so no problems since you deleted it?
     
  15. Dipsy

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    Likewut Good luck and NO I have had no problems with it since deleting it
     
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