Errors in Video Player in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest version of the operating system offered by Microsoft. Windows 7 is installed with a number of attractive features in it. The features range from the accessibility features to Windows Media Center. Windows Media Player is an attractive feature that has been designed to give excellent multimedia support. Windows Media Player is mainly targeted at media lovers. It consists of built-in support for many video and audio formats. The Play to feature helps to stream audios and the videos to other computers with compatible devices. The users can enjoy smarter DVD playback and you are also offered with Jump Lists for the easy access to the selected media.
Here are the causes for errors with Windows Media Player in Windows 7 and the ways to fix them:
- Issues with the video player
- Causes for the issues
- Ways to troubleshoot the issues
Issues with the video player
You may come across many errors or problems with the video player in Windows 7. One of the main issues is related to the sound output. Sometimes, you may find that no sound is coming for the speakers or through the headphones. You may also find the sound get crackled, popping, etc. as you run Windows Media Player. You may face problem in the display of the images in Windows Media Player. The images get distorted or blurred and you may not view anything in the screen. Also, your video player will not play certain file types and you will get an error saying that it is not a supported one.
Causes for the issues
Sound problems can be caused by cables that are not connected properly, corrupt drivers, incompatible drivers, sound settings, missing updates and problems with your sound card. For the proper display of images, the video card needs to play major role. So, because of the issues with the video card, the display in Windows Media Player gets affected. For appropriate performance of all the programs in the computer, adequate memory is needed. If your computer is not installed with sufficient memory, you may face issues with the display and sound of the video player. If all the file types in the player options are not enabled, you will not be able to play some files.
There are many ways to fix the video errors or the issues with the media player in Windows 7. First of all, you need to check the drivers in your computer. You need to use correct and updated audio driver to solve the issue relating to sound. For the functioning of the video card, video driver has an important role. So, choose suitable video driver for you Windows 7 system. By installing additional RAM and increasing the virtual memory size, you can solve the problem with the memory. Also, enable all file types available in the options to play supported file formats without any issue.
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