|Re: Internet Explorer errs when opening WMP 11
Group: microsoft.public.windowsmedia.player · Group Profile
Author: Richw Date: Sep 19, 2008 04:31
WMP 11 would play some .wmv files with sound but not others, video always
worked. I uninstalled WMP11, going back to 10. Same issue. I downloaded WMP
from the Microsoft site and reinstalled. Still no fix.
I checked and installed wmp11 codecs, stopped codecs using device manager,
compared the sound codecs in device manager, removed 1 for Messenger that
didn't match the other PC.... none of these things worked. Whatever was
turned off I turned back on again but didn't find the Messenger codec to
I started uninstalling some old applications and helper apps to see if that
would help. I finally removed Samsung PC Studio phone software and the .wmv
files that wouldn't play before now started playing. I fixed the problem.
Then my son said that he couldn't click on any sound files without getting
the codec error: You've encountered error message C00D11B1 while using
Windows Media Player. He didn't know when this started so the two problems
may not be related.
If I download the file (.wav, .mid, etc) to my desktop and double click then
the music plays. It just won't start from Internet Explorer, so that's where
the problem must be.
"zachd [MSFT]" wrote:
> What changed before this broke?
> Speaking for myself only.
> See http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html
for some helpful WMP info.
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> "Richw" discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> When I click on a song (midi, mp3 or wav) on an internet site it opens WMP
>> and errors out. (You've encountered error message C00D11B1 while using
>> Windows Media Player).
>> If I download the song to my desktop and double click, the WMP 11 opens
>> plays the song without any issues. I purged my IE cache file but that
>> help. Looks like there's something broken between IE and WMP.