Problems with Windows® Media Player in Windows® 7 OS
Do you want to know about the sound problems that occur in Windows Media Player compatible with Windows 7 along with the tips to fix them?
Windows Media Player is a software that can be used for playing audio and video files. It is compatible with Windows 7. But while running the Windows Media Player, certain sound problems may occur. So you cannot hear the music or the sound of the video file properly. Windows Media Player supports almost all audio and video file formats. Like any other software the driver software of Windows Media Player also have an important role in working of the player. If the driver software of the sound system is not installed properly or if it is out of date, it might causes such issues. So make sure that it is installed correctly and updated incase of any sound issues with the Windows Media Player in your Windows 7 computer.
Points below will give you more idea about issues regarding sound in Windows Media Player and tips to fix them:
- Tips to fix the sound issues
If your Windows Media Player installed in your Windows 7 computer has any sound problems, it shows several symptoms. You will not hear any sound from the computer's speakers or headphones. Sometimes the sound seems to be played, but you will not be hearing anything. Sometimes it plays and gets stopped suddenly or your computer will restart automatically. Otherwise it will not respond when you start playing music or videos. Sometimes, the sound will skip or miss in certain areas.
The cause of sound problem in the Windows media player may be the driver issues. Incorrect installation of the drivers will cause sound problems in media player. If you do not update the driver software, it may result into sound problems. Another cause for the sound issues might be some errors in the Windows Media Player. Due to some virus attacks the files of Windows Media Player might have corrupted and this can also cause the sound issues.
For fixing the sound issues in Windows Media Player, first make sure that the sound device is installed properly on to your computer. If it is not installed, you have to install it. If any other program is using the sound device, you cannot access the player. So close all the programs that you are running. Then try to play the file again. Now you can play it without any problem. If you are hearing humming sounds while hearing music, go to volume control and mute the audio inputs which are not using. This will stop the humming sounds.
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