Windows® Media® Player has stopped working in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. It has a number of amazing features which enhance the system performance. The main disadvantage is that it does not support many old applications. Hence, you need to use the latest and updated applications. Windows 7 does not support some older version of the media player. An example of media player compatible with Windows 7 Operating System is VideoLAN VLC Player. Before installing a new application program in a system with windows 7 operating system, you need to check its compatibility.
Following are some of the issues that comes with the Windows Media Player with Windows 7 OS and tips to resolve them:
- Virus attacks
- Incompatible media player
- Corrupted OS file
Virus software blocks the performance of both software and hardware present in your system. If it changes the software program content, then you might experience problem during the its running. Sometimes it stops the working of the media player. In order to stops virus attacks, you need to install an antivirus software in your system. To detect the new virus software you need to updates the antivirus software periodically. You must be very careful while accessing Internet. AVG is an example of a good antivirus program.
Incompatible media player
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. It does not support software if it is a tad too old. During the Operating System upgrade process, if you choose Windows 7 Operating System, currently installed application program would not be compatible with the Windows 7 Operating System. Sometimes Windows 7 stops working. To resolve this problem, you need to uninstall the incompatible media player and install a compatible one.
System crash or virus attacks are the main reason for corrupted Operating System file. There is a chance of loosing files required for executing media applications due to this. This may result in issues with application program like media player. In order to resolve this problem you need to repair or reinstall your Operating System.
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