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Solved: windows media player

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by oldagepensioner, Dec 1, 2012.

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  1. oldagepensioner

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    I am trying to play digital audio books downloaded from the library using overdrive media. They are in WMA format but so far have had no success with windows media player because the following message appears. W. media player cannot play the file. The player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file. Web help gives error message COOD1199.
    I am using windows vista. I have successfully downloaded MP3 diditgal audiobooks to my Ipod buit any help with the other problem would be appreciated.
     
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    The error code is generic and simply means the file type is not supported.

    WMP supported file type info:

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=316992&product=w98

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Codecs-frequently-asked-questions#EJC

    Having said all of that, what are the requirements set by the library for their files? I've seen instances where the files are restricted to certain media players/devices or certain media player versions. The files could also have DRM or be corrupted.
     
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