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Windows media player shuffle not working

I added my external hard drive to media player so that all the songs on my external hard drive would show up in media player. This is about 500mb or music but since doing this it will not shuffle anymore it just plays the songs in order.

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The only option is at where the control buttons are located. Try updating media player or another player like Winamp.

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The reason for the message will be the fact that windows doesnt recognise that there is a sound device available because the driver for your sound card or onboard sound is not built into XP and therefore you will have to find out what make of audio you have and install the relevant driver.

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SOURCE: media player not playing mp3.

Hi Faraz,

Are you aware if there was a windows software update before you restarted the system? What i suggest is to restore the settings back to the working time.

You may run the system restore. Just follow the instructions below.

1. click on start then go to All programs, click on accessories then click on system tool and system restore.
2. a pop up window will show up. just look for a specific date to click on to restore the settings back to the working date and time.

note: your files are still intact.

keep me posted!



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how to fix my windows media player after download window media player 11, but i don't want to pay it. I want to get free from the internet

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Open Control Panel. If you use Classic View, select Default Programs otherwise select Programs, then Default Programs. Select 'Set program access and computer defaults.' Select 'Continue' at the UAC prompt. Click on the expansion arrows on the right hand side of the 'Custom' option. Scroll down to where it says 'Choose a default media player:' Select anything except Windows Media Player' and make sure that the 'Enable access to this program' checkbox is checked, then click OK. Click on 'Set program access and computer defaults' again. Click the 'Continue' button on the UAC prompt. Click on the expansion arrows on the 'Custom' option again. Scroll down to 'Choose a default media player:' and select Windows Media Player, again ensuring that the 'Enable access to this program' checkbox is checked. Click on OK, close all open windows, and reboot the machine. This should solve the problem.

If you still have problems, let me know and I'll look for other options.

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SOURCE: Windows Media Center proplem ( unknown Audio Error 80040155 )

Hi --

Normaly the cause of this problem is due to corruption of Windows Media Player dll files..
we can fix this issue by registertind two dll files..

Reregister wmp.dll

Steps - :
Run command prompt as administrato

and type

regsvr32 wmp.dll

and try to play music it should fix the issue

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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