windows media player not responding

  collinsc 19:24 05 Jan 2008

sometimes when i play DVDs and i fwd through a big chunk - i.e. drag the bar to 50% windows crashes. this did not happen to the same DVDs on my old laptop.

any suggestions?


  Graham. 19:35 05 Jan 2008

1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

2. Click the Player tab, click to select the Download codecs automatically check box, and then click OK.

3. Try to play the file. If you are prompted to install the codec, click Install.

If no luck, please post the OS and WMP version.

  collinsc 19:51 05 Jan 2008

graham- thanks ill give that a go.
what do you think has happened then? is it a case of maybe codecs not working properly on this lappy?

  Graham. 20:09 05 Jan 2008

Hard to say. I got that from Microsoft click here

  Graham. 20:11 05 Jan 2008

To get to Tools, right click at the top of the Window.

  collinsc 12:12 05 May 2008

tried this - still doesnt work, any more suggestions?


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