Guide To Error 800C0008 In Windows Media Player.

Right Click on the link in question and select Open In New Window you will be able to get around this.  If that proves not to work then save the file to your hard drive first and then try to play it back.  You do this by Right Clicking on the link and selecting Save Target As.  The last thing to do (If the above has not helped) would be to disable the Media Bar in Internet Explorer.

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Guide To AVI Playback In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10453.aspx   Guide To MPEG Playback In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10633.aspx   Format Tag 55 Error In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10723.aspx   Guide To Error’s C00D11BA, 80040256, and 00040258 In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10725.aspx   Guide To DVD Playback In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10726.aspx   “Special Features” For Windows Media Player for Windows XP http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10727.aspx   Guide To Error C00D11CD In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10729.aspx   Guide To Error’s C00D116a and C00D119a In Windows Media Player http://msmvps.com/chrisl/articles/10730.aspx

Guide To Error’s C00D116A and C00D119A In Windows Media Player

Error’s C00D116A and C00D119A while playing DVD’s or MPEG-2 content are directly related to either your current video card drivers or the MPEG-2/DVD decoder you have installed.  Reinstalling both of them will fix the problem for you.   More DVD Playback Help: Guide To DVD Playback In Windows Media Player   Common Error IDs C00D119A: Cannot play the file   C00D116A: Cannot play DVD video

Guide To Error C00D11CD In Windows Media Player

C00D11CD is Unknown Error.  Generally it doesn’t have a single solution or answer.  To help us figure the real problem you it would be great if you could provide some more basic information about the problem.  That being said please read on for some basic links to troubleshooting information.  If you are viewing this page from a Newsgroup post from me it’s likely because (a) You didn’t provide correct context (b) There is a direct link below that relates to your issue, please remember to look and read.   The links listed to other pages on this site will explain … Continue reading Guide To Error C00D11CD In Windows Media Player

"Special Features" For Windows Media Player for Windows XP

The Special Features for WMP9 for Windows XP include… *Add static lyrics to a file*Add synchronized lyrics to a file*Advanced Tag Editor*Automatic VCD playback*Color Chooser*Commands available when right-clicking a digital media item in Media Library–Add to Playlist–Copy to CD or Device–Queue-It-Up*Create and edit auto playlists*DVD playback*Enhanced audio playback–HDCD decoding and playback–Multichannel audio playback–Volume leveling, crossfading–Quiet Mode*Enhanced Copy from CD–Windows Media Audio Lossless*Enhanced Copy to CD–Data CD’s–Microsoft HighMAT CD’s–Volume-leveled audio CD’s–Erasing CD’s*Enhanced user interface–Full color–Full-screen audio and video controls*Find media information for music copied with another program*Info Center View*Mini Player*Monitor Folders*Play Speed Settings These are only avaiable for PC’s running Windows … Continue reading "Special Features" For Windows Media Player for Windows XP

Guide To Error’s C00D11BA, 80040256, and 00040258 In Windows Media Player

Errors 80040256/00040258 (No audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding) and C00D11BA (Cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device) along with most sound card related problems can be fixed just reinstalling the drivers for the sound card.    Windows Media Player uses DirectSound to interface with the sound card, so sound very well might work in other applications and just not Windows Media Player.      First Steps – Sound Card Problems. Reinstall your sound card drivers.  You may download the latest version from the maker of your sound card.  (If … Continue reading Guide To Error’s C00D11BA, 80040256, and 00040258 In Windows Media Player

Guide To DVD Playback In Windows Media Player

DVD support in Windows Media Player has always relied on a third parties DVD decoder to decode the MPEG-2 video that is on every DVD.  If you are having problems playing DVD’s the first thing you should try is to reinstall your DVD decoder on-top of itself.   If you are not sure who’s decoder you are using go to Start | Run | Type DVDUPGRD /Detect.  This should list the DVD decoder installed.  You will want to reinstall the decoder from your original media or download a copy from the manufacturer of the decoder.  In addition, the Windows XP Video Decoder … Continue reading Guide To DVD Playback In Windows Media Player

Format Tag 55 Error In Windows Media Player

If Windows Media Player fails to play MP3’s are gives you the error “The audio codec identified by the format tag 55 is required to play this file.” then follow this guide. When you get this error it should mean that your MP3 Decoder is broken.  First, Goto Start>>Run>>Type regsvr32.exe l3codeca.acm, Hit Enter.  You are looking for this to say that it succeeded.  Now, try and play your file again in WMP.  If it works, great!  If not, read on. Goto C:\Windows\System32\l3codeca.acm and rename the file to l3codeca.bak.  Then open WMP and go to Help>>Check for Updates.  This will re-download … Continue reading Format Tag 55 Error In Windows Media Player

Guide To MPEG Playback In Windows Media Player

Any video with the extension MPEG or MPG will either be encoded with MPEG-1 or MPEG-2.  DirectX includes an MPEG-1 decoder.  MPEG-2 decoders, however, are available through third parties due to licensing costs. Windows Media Player will not download MPEG decoders for you.  So if Windows Media Player says Failed to download codec or your MPEG’s do not play you will want to follow the below steps. Reinstalling DirectX will overwrite quartz.dll and re-register the file in Windows.  quartz.dll is the MPEG-1 Decoder that WMP will default to. Reinstalling your MPEG-2 or DVD decoder would be the next step.  Windows … Continue reading Guide To MPEG Playback In Windows Media Player

New WMV-HD Trailer: Halo 2

You can now download a 1080p trailer for Halo 2 on the Xbox.  Check out the link below to grap it. http://ftp.gamepro.com/pub/gamesnet/microsoft/Halo2movietrailer1080.wmv