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#1 Birdman82


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Posted 15 April 2010 - 05:56 PM

My windows media player has vanished. the icon has gone from the task bar and although the folder still exists in the program files it freezez when i click on it and says not responding for a short time. i have just tried downloading it again and down loaded both the files from this page
but both dont work for some reason
Help please!!!!

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#2 computerxpds


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Posted 15 April 2010 - 07:39 PM

Do you have windows 7 N edition? if so this should offer a solution http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums...5a-fba5732d5052 Also here is the link to the page mentioned in the article http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displayLang=en

EDIT: Please post back if this fixed you problem. :huh:

Edited by computerxpds, 15 April 2010 - 07:51 PM.

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#3 Birdman82

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 12:45 AM

thanks but i have allready installed both of the files here and they failed to intall properly. dont know why! i have windows 7 home premium which was on the computer when i bought it

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 10:36 AM

I would try running chkdsk /r.

http://www.w7forums.com/use-chkdsk-check-disk-t448.html, put checks in both options.


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Posted 16 April 2010 - 03:13 PM

See if Fix WMP works to repair Windows Media Player. http://techsalsa.com/repair-windows-media-...-using-fix-wmp/

The link to click on looks like this:
Download Fix WMP

(not the big one below it!)

Edited by Jacee, 16 April 2010 - 03:16 PM.

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