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(Resolved) Windows Media Player closes automatically

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by JRHT, Aug 14, 2003.

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    I recently reformatted my hard drive and upgraded to Windows XP. I'm now having problems with Windows Media Player. I've upgraded it to v9 as I thought that may be the problem, but this has not helped.

    When ever I try and open and play media (movies I have or even the sample stuff that comes with Media Player), WMP automatically closes with no error message at all.

    Can someone tell me why this does this and how to fix the problem?

    Thanks,
    JRHT
     
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    The problem only occurs when I load media, not when I open WMP. My guess is a dodgy codec. I'll try and see if that's the problem.
     
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    Turned out it was a combination of two things:

    Dodgy codec and uninstalled sound card driver.
     
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