Windows Media Player 11 won't play .wmv files

  bluejays 14:11 02 Jun 2008

My Windows media Player 11 will not play .wmv files. It gives the message "Windows Media Player cannot access the file. The file might be in use, you might not have access to the computer where the file is stored, or your proxy settings might not be correct."
Any help would be appreciated

  Earthsea 15:37 02 Jun 2008

From click here

'I HAVE THE ANSWER. after searching a while I found a fix that acutally worked
You go to : Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Sound and then something should pop up saying certain enhancements are interfering with something Terminate the program? Click yes and your problem should be solved'

  bluejays 15:55 02 Jun 2008

Have tried this, but didn't get anywhere. I am using Vista Home Premium. Can do the "Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Sound" but don't get anything like you say with a popup.
Why should the sound settings affect video playback?

  MCE2K5 22:23 02 Jun 2008

Try this click here Post Dated Jul 1 2007, 08:18 AM, 3 from bottom.

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