Problems and Resolution for Microsoft® Windows® Media® Player in Microsoft® Windows® 7
Windows 7 Operating System does not support most of the old versions of media player. Therefore, before installing the media player in your system with Windows 7 Operating System you need to check the compatibility of the media player with Windows 7 Operating System. Windows Media player is the computer application used for playing multimedia files, which include both audio and video. For Windows Operating System, it is the better to choose the Windows Media Player. However there can be problems with the Windows Media Player in Windows 7 Operating System.
Following are the common problems and resolution method for the Windows Media Player in Windows 7:
- Audio Problem
- Video Problem
- Virus Infection
Audio problem include popping, crackling, or sound that plays too fast or too slow. All these problems might arise due to out-of-date driver software for your sound card or if any media files of the media player is corrupt. You need to check for updates on the Internet for your sound driver. In order to resolve this problem download and install the driver software for your sound card directly from the website of your computer manufacturer or sound card manufacturer. Also reinstall the media player if the issue is not solved with updating audio drivers.
If you have video problem including green or pink lines appearing in the video, flickering or choppy video, and Player stops responding when playing video, then you need to reinstall Windows Media Player again. This would happen if the video playing in the media is not supported or you have not configured the video settings. However, you can resolve this problem by updating the display adapter or video adapter in which you need to download and install the driver software for your video card directly from the website of your computer manufacturer or the card manufacture.
If you can not play some or all songs listed in the play list ,then this might be because of the virus attacks in your system. Virus software sometimes changes the program code corresponding to the media player. Otherwise, it may corrupt the song file. In order to resolve this problem you need to install antivirus program in your system and remove the infected malicious programs from the system. If still you are not getting the required performance from the player, you need to uninstall and reinstall the media player.
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