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Old 03-11-2004, 11:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problems opening files through WMP

Wheneva i try 2 open .wma or .mp3 files through Windows media player it sais "%1 is not a valid Win32 Aplication", i was just wondering if any of you have had this problem before and how i could fix it, without re-installing WMP.?

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Old 03-11-2004, 11:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Which flavor of Windows are you running?

This is in the DDE in File associations, also known as a MIME type(I'll give EC to anyone who can tell me what MIME is, because I can't give you a word-for-word def. on MIME).

I can give you a broad description of how to diagnose it. Go into your explorer, then View-Folder options(may vary depending on OS), and then click on the extension. Then double-click on it, and go to OPEN. Double-click and paint a picture of what it shows.

If this doesn't make sense, then someone else can give you the non-Ozzy translation of what I just typed.

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Ohh, yeah im running Windows 2003 Enterprise, and uhh, when i go 2 the folder options and "File Types" and scroll down to "MP3" it sais it is suppose to open with WMP and thats prety much it.
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yeah, im running the latest version of WMP and, it doesnt say what error code it is in the window but if i click on the help button, it just sais "You've encountered error message 800700C1 while using Windows Media Player"
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Use WinAmp 5 or RealPlayer(not suggested) per me. Or you can use Quick time. WMP is not the only player out there you have to use to play MP3's
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Old 03-13-2004, 05:23 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i was having mediaplayer problems which still arent resolved and i was like no way do i want to reinstall and lose like my 300 playlists but i finally gave in cuz nothin else would work and it still didnt fix it- point is i reinstalled and didnt lose nething, dont uninstall it just reinstall again over the old one and c if it fixes it. btw i have xp and wmp9 which i gave up on, damn micro$oft u would think they could get something rite and get foobar
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