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Running windows xp home edition sinceinstalling

Running windows xp home edition sinceinstalling sp3 my windows media player 11 doesnt when I insert blank cd so I am unable to burn any cds

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Download vlc player but this dose not burn cds but it will play anyhting

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Windows media player won't work


Which operating system ? Which version of Media player ?
Though designed with Windows 7 in mind, Windows Media Player 11 (WMP 11) is fully compatible with Windows XP.

The trick is knowing which version of WMP 11 to download.
Different versions of the software exist not only for Windows 7, Vista, and XP, but also for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows XP.

Additionally, WMP 11 is only compatible with XP if it is using Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3. Before downloading the appropriate installation file, you will need to verify which version your system requires.

Open the "Start" menu.
Open "My Computer."

Click "Help", then select "About Windows."
This will display a window with system information.

Find the listing that specifies your Service Pack. If you are operating without Service Pack 2 or 3, you will need to install one (see Resources).


Open the "Start" menu and click "Run." Within the text field, type "winmsd.exe."

Click "OK." Select "System Summary."
Find the heading labeled "Item."

Under this heading should be the word "Processor."
The value associated with "Processor" will determine which version of Windows XP you are running.

If the value begins with "x86," you are running a 32-bit version.
If it begins with "ia64" or "AMD64," then you are running a 64-bit version.

Download the Windows Media Player installation file that matches your version of Windows (see Below).
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/windows-media-player

Open the file once it has finished downloading.
This will launch the installation wizard.

Follow the onscreen instructions to install WMP 11.
The program should now run normally.
How to Fix Windows Media Center

Windows Media Center is the home entertainment hub on a Windows computer.
With Media Center, you can play live television, songs, DVDs and slideshows.

It is preinstalled on Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium/Ultimate Edition and Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions.

From time to time, users run into issues trying to play audio or video files, or with an extender connected to Media Center.

Extenders are devices that allow you to "extend" the Media Center onto a TV screen or larger display.

The Xbox 360 gaming console is an example of an extender.
Launch Windows Media Center from your computer's Start menu.

Scroll down to "Music" on the Media Center home screen.
Select "Music library."

If you find an empty folder under "Music Library," navigate to the folder on your hard drive that stores your music file and add it to Media Center's library.

If the problem isn't an empty folder, look at the file extension on the music file that won't play. Media Center can't play files with unknown or incompatible extensions.

If you find a questionable extension, skip that file. Click once on another file with a different extension, one you know is compatible with Media Center, and then click "Open" to test if you can play that one.

Media Center will play MP3, CDA, WAV and other music file formats.
Open Windows Media Player from the Start menu if you receive a codec error while trying to play either audio or video files.

If you open the file in Media Player, the codec will download automatically.
You should then be able to play the file in Media Center.

Troubleshoot your firewall settings if a Media Center extender doesn't work.
You'll have a problem using an extender if Windows Firewall blocks it.

Go to "Control Panel" from the Start menu and double-click on "Windows Firewall."
Click on "Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall."

Click to check "Media Center Extenders."
Click on "Apply."

Check external speaker cables to make sure they're connected if you can't hear any sound. Check the computer's volume settings by clicking on the "VOL+" icon at the bottom right corner of the main Media Center screen to make sure the volume is not turned off or down too low.

You may need to reconfigure your speakers if you're having volume or sound issues.
Scroll down to "Tasks" in the Media Center home screen and select "Settings."

Click on "General" and select "Windows Media Center Setup."
Click on "Set Up Your Speakers."

Follow the on-screen prompts to reconfigure your speakers.

Dec 01, 2013 | Gateway ONE GZ7108 All-in-One Desktop PC

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My laptop running in win xp home edition sp3 does not boot. it only shows the options to run in safe mode, etc...Last known good configuration... how do i solve this? it doesnt boot.


Try to buy a Windows XP2 cd . The cd key is ( HH8M2 - JV8XT - PGWY2 - 8WV28 - 2B9M3 ). Replace your old OS xp home edition , with Windows XP2 OS. Hoping this would solve your problem sir. Have a nice day..

Aug 17, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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I want to know that "is how many Windows XP version is publish So far"? any one answer detail i know only 2 one is HOME edition and 2nd is Professional " IS it ???? what about Media Center Edition...


to your amasement one answer is 8 versions

Windows XP Starter Edition
This edition is aimed for first-time desktop PC users in developing countries. This edition can only run three applications at once.

Windows XP Home Edition
A version of Windows XP for home users. This edition replaced Windows 9x/ME

Windows XP Home Edition N
This is a special edition of Windows XP Home Edition for the european market
without media player

Windows XP Professional
A version of Windows XP for both businesses and home users. This edition replaced Windows 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional N
This is a special edition of Windows XP Professional for the european market without media player

Windows XP Media Center Edition
A Windows XP version for Media Center PCs with an easy to use interface and remote control support

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
This is a Windows XP version for Tablet PCs with pen and speech capabilities

Windows XP Professional x86 Edition
This edition is for AMD64/EMT64 64-bit processors

guess you didn't knew that.
nice question and thanks for using fixya.

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Jun 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Wmp 11 wont run installed latest hot fix to try and solve but still nothing please help


You should try VLC Media Player. I have used it for years and it is fast and plays everything. Just go try it out. It's free too.

http://download.cnet.com/VLC-Media-Player/3000-13632_4-10267151.html?tag=mncol

Mar 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3 for PC

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Media player will not share media.media player 11 on windows xp home will not media share with x box 360 elite. suspect registry problem.


Try to restart UPnP service on XP:
1. Go to Start> Run> Enter services.msc
2. Look for Plug and Play (or Universal Plug and Play)
3. Right click then restart it.

You may also try to disable 3rd Party Firewall or Internet Security program. If it goes through, then you may have to configure your firewall to let IP address of XBOX as Trusted IP or add and exception to your firewall rule.

Oct 20, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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No Video Thumbnails in Windows XP


Open folder containg files then click view and select thumbnails

Jul 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Download driver


The TH1101 requires Windows 2000 (SP3), Windows XP (Service Pack 1 or higher) or Windows Vista. All of these OS's will recognize the player without the need to install drivers.

Jan 08, 2008 | RCA TH1101 MP3 Player

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Multi Media 11


You have to create a play list. Load it everytime you start media player. Or you can try a different player....such as Nero or other players, do a google search for music players.

Nov 08, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER NOT RESPONDING..


Windows Media Player in this case has a script error that causes it not to respond on any OS platform that has yet to be fixed by updates. I have currently updated it to its fullest and it refuses to respond properly on windows xp, let alone beta versions of windows like windows 7. My suggestion is forget windows media player 11 and go download VLC player which plays more things off the bat anyways. Its free and easy and small. There is also any number of other media players like Realplayer, Quicktime, or Windows Media Player Classic. 

Sep 15, 2007 | Computers & Internet

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