Troubleshooting Windows Media Player in Windows 7

Windows 7 has some fine in-built diagnostic tools to help you trouble-shoot Windows Media Player issues, which you may be facing. To open these specific troubleshooting & diagnostic modules do the following:

wmp default

Type msdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerConfigurationDiagnostic in Start Search and hit Enter to open the troubleshooting wizard which will help you reset WMP to default settings.

wmp media library

Type msdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerLibraryDiagnostic in Start Search and hit Enter to open the troubleshooting wizard which will help make Media files show up in WMP library.

wmp dvd

Type msdt.exe -id WindowsMediaPlayerDVDDiagnostic in Start Search and hit Enter to open the troubleshooting wizard which will help trouble-shoot DVD playing problems.

Also see our utility, Fix WMP which re-registers all concerned dll’s required for the smooth functioning of Windows Media Player and FixWin, which has fixes for some specific WMP problems.

These links may also interest those looking for ways to troubleshoot Windows Media Player:

  1. Windows Media Player Solution Center
  2. Windows Media Player – FAQ
  3. Troubleshooting Windows Media Player Error Messages
  4. Fix It solutions for Windows Media Player.
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Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK is an end-user Windows enthusiast, a Microsoft MVP in Windows, since 2006, and the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com. Please create a System Restore Point before trying out any software & be careful about any third-party offers while installing freeware.

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