wmp won't play mp3

  elbecko 14:31 12 Sep 2009
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my wmp will not play mp3 files.
i've gone to library/more options and the mp3 file type is ticked.

i get this message:
Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.

any help please?

  elbecko 15:09 12 Sep 2009

i've just discovered that it won't play stuff which isn't mp3 as well.

its wmp11 btw. i haven't used it since before, i downloaded it a week or so ago.

  ened 15:47 12 Sep 2009

click here

Seventh one down.

Download it, install it and WMP will play just about anything.

  Stuartli 15:49 12 Sep 2009

First go to WMP's Tools>Options>File Type tabs and ensure that all File Types are Enabled.

Then go to:

click here

and download the K-Lite Codecs Pack.

When you Install it, select Number 8 from the drop down menu (Lots of Stuff without Windows Media Player Classic); during the installation uncheck any boxes for various toolbar add-ons etc.

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