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Solved: Windows Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file.

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by debquestion, Oct 28, 2010.

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  1. debquestion

    debquestion Thread Starter

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    I was trying to open 3 .wav files do I need to actually pay for .wav program or does Windows 7 have it and just not reading? None of the players installed would give me anything but all work otherwise.
     
  2. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    No you shouldn't have to pay for anything. .Wav files are set to default to Windows Media Player on my Windows 7 machine.

    They play in other programs except WMP? Just that program gives you the error?
     
  3. debquestion

    debquestion Thread Starter

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    I am applying for medical transcription jobs at home and went to listen to the 3 files that were downloaded and got the error. I have checked speakers and they are fine, can listen to other stuff so know the sound board is working, and I have taken one other transcription test and it worked fine...should I just contact the company the test came from and say thanks but no thanks can't get the sound to work on their tests?
     
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    Cheeseball81 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Do you have any other program on your system that we could test the wavs on?
     
  5. debquestion

    debquestion Thread Starter

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    I have quicktime
     
  6. Cheeseball81

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    Have you tried them in Quicktime?
     
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