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Media not working on Vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by floppydisque, Oct 29, 2007.

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  1. floppydisque

    floppydisque Thread Starter

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    All of a sudden, my computer no longer played my music or videos.

    I can open up Itunes, Windows Media Player, Ruckus, etc. but when I try to play a video or song it will not play. No error messages come up when I play it on any of the programs; the files open but they wont start playing. And I dont think anything is wrong with my sound card because I can still hear .wav sounds from starting the computer and everything.

    I checked my sound card by going to the Device Manager and it says the driver is up to date and everything.

    What's going on?
     
  2. cherry pie

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    Since you can hear the computer sounds, it's obviously not a sound card problem.

    What formats of audio/video sounds are you playing? Since you can hear a .wav sound from the computer, try opening a wav file and see if it works

    What's your default program for starting audio/video?
    If you double click an audio file, does the (seek) bar move and you don't hear sounds? or does it not move at all?
     
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