Windows media player 10/11 crashes and no sound

  natc 14:38 06 Jan 2008
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Hi everyone.

I am a bit useless with computers so pardon any rubbish explanations i may use!

Media player 11 used to work fine up until a month or 2 ago. It started crashing and freezing the screen. Unistalled and reinstalled, still the same problem. So i tried with Media player 10. Still the same problem. Whenever I play music, there is sound for a few seconds and then it crashes and if i try play again later, there is no sound at all! I am lost, dont know what I can do to resolve it, so frustrating.....can any1 help....please?

And while i was writing this, computer froze and deleted all my message so had to start again.....why does the computer freeze?!!

Thanks in advance.

  Paul M 15:47 06 Jan 2008

If the computer froze while you were writing the posting then maybe Windows Media Player isn't the problem - did you add a program or make any changes just before the problem started a month or so ago, that might be causing it?

  natc 17:04 06 Jan 2008

Thanks for the reply. I really cant remember if we have added a program or changed anything, i there a way to find out?

  natc 17:38 06 Jan 2008

Ive been into the sound menu in control panel and none of the sounds work in there either.

  natc 17:43 06 Jan 2008

The sound doesnt play through VLC or any other media player either. But they dont crash, its just the Media Player that crashes.

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