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Windows media player is not playing movies with sound

Displaying message that there is no sound device installed or may be corrupted.

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  • j4mback Jan 21, 2009

    Hi. My windows media player says codec error when i try to play video and audio files, how do i solve this

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    how can i solve this problem

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Need to install the sound driver from the motherboard driver CD.Once installed the sound device will work.Good luck and please do post comments if this does not work, will be glad to help out.Please do rate my solution.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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that message usually means that the audio file is the wrong format for that media player you can download a different player that plays that format, go into my computer and pull up the music files that dont play right click on one and select properties and it will tell you its format/file type

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Hi,

Can you try this:
  • Start-> Control Panel->Hardware and Sound
  • Sound / Manage Audio Devices
  • Highlight your audio device
  • Properties
  • Advanced
  • In the Exclusive Media section, UNCHECK the box "Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device."
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is it movie or music?
if it is movie use g-spot to find out which codec is missing

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/GSpot.htm

if it is music check your soundcard and the options in windows media player

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try to remove sound driver then reinstall it again in :
Start--control panel --system --hardware --device manager ..

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dear sir

your sound device was not installed sucessfully.
once again please install your sound drivers from your motherboard cd.
after that use windows media player.

regards
murali

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try to uninstall the software and then the soud card of your computer.. then attach it again and install the software.

Mar 25, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I can not play audio files


In the windows media player go to > now playing - more options - devices - speakers then changed the audio device to use your soundcard.

Also, uninstall any other players, they usually interfere with each other.

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you have to download the sound drivers and install the software..can't give you the exact driver as haven't specified much about your PC.
still try to download one of the common driver like realtek- Ac97... from the following URL ..
http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=23&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false


or try to download other audio drivers and install it...your problem would be fixed.

hope to get rated as fixed...

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