Resolve issues with Windows® Media Player 12 in Windows® 7
What are the tips to resolve the issues with Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7?
Windows 7 does not support most of the old versions of Windows Media Player. Therefore, before installing the Windows Media Player on your PC with Windows 7 Operating System, you need to check the compatibility of the media player with Windows 7 Operating System. It supports Windows Media Player 11, Windows Media player 12, VLC player etc. Windows Media Player is the computer program used for playing multimedia files, which include both audio and video. For Windows Operating System, it is better that you choose the Windows Media Players. There may arise some problems with the Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7 which can be solved by following some simple tips.
Given below some problems that may occur with Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7 Operating System:
- "C00D11CD: Unknown Error"
- "80040155: Interface Not Registered"
- "800C2EE2: Action timed out"
"C00D11CD: Unknown Error"
"C00D11CD: Unknown Error" occurs when an operating system component or some other program encounters an error and does not communicate with Windows Media Player 12. If you encounter the error while trying to play an AVI or MPEG 2 file, then most likely, you do not have the correct codec version installed on your PC. To fix a Windows Media Player 12 problem related to codec in Windows 7, search for the required codec on the Internet, download it, and update it on your PC to play the required file. You may get the "C00D11CD: Unknown Error" when you try to copy songs from a CD to your hard disk. To fix a Windows Media Player 12 problem in this situation, you must register the DLL file by running the command ‘Regsvr32 wmadmoe.dll’.
"80040155: Interface Not Registered"
If "80040155: Interface Not Registered" error occurs when you try to burn songs into a CD, then the most probable cause is that the required player files are no longer registered on your system. To fix this error, try to reinstall your Windows Media Player 12 or download and install any other version of the player, if available on the Internet.
"800C2EE2: Action timed out" error occurs when your Windows Media Player 12 is unable to connect to a server due to problem in the network, and therefore cannot play protected audio/video files that you download from an online music store. Incorrect Internet Explorer security settings might be the cause of this problem. To fix this, open 'Internet Explorer' and select 'Tools', then 'Internet Options', now go to 'LAN Settings'. Next, clear the 'Automatically detect settings, check box.
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