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post #1 of 17
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All my MP3s and WMAs are set to open in WMP because all the others out there are ****, and WMP11 is user friendly. The problem is that whenever I click a sound file or try to open WMP it just flashes up, then disappears. Can anyone help.
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post #2 of 17
try reinstalling it, does it show any error?
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post #3 of 17
Simply Reinstall WMP11 after downloading it here : http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...1/default.aspx
post #4 of 17
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Will try, and report back
    
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post #5 of 17
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Nope, it just loads up and disappears again.
    
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post #6 of 17
Well remove WMP 11. However from the ADD/REMOVE panel you need to check the Little box named ''Hide/Show updates''

Once you have done this look down your list and uninstall anything to do with WMP11.

Then use a registry cleaner such as Registry mechanic here : http://www.pctools.com/registry-mechanic/?ref=google_rm

To clean registry issues then re-install
post #7 of 17
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Won't work v.v. Anything else?
    
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post #8 of 17
Have you tried removing it and getting WMP10 and then upgrading again ?
post #9 of 17
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Restarted, removed anything to do with WMP11, restarted again, installed WMP11, but it loads up, starts playing the song/sound, then disappears. I'm confused now, because this has never happened to me...
Please could anyone else help?
    
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post #10 of 17
Does the song continue to play, or does it stop when it dissapears?
Does WMP10 work?
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