Reasons for Windows® Media® Player crashing on Windows® 7 and ways to solve the problem
Why does Windows Media Player crash on Windows 7? What can be done to prevent this problem?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft which comes with plenty of advanced features. Windows Media Player is a media player from Microsoft. They have released many versions of Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player 12 is the latest version of media player and comes as default in Windows 7. You can install any other version of Windows Media Player on your Windows 7 computer. Play To feature is a feature that comes with Windows Media Player. This feature allows you to stream music and video to other systems running with Windows 7 or with compatible devices around the home. At times, you may face issues with Windows Media Player and you may not be able to play your favorite tracks.
Information about Windows Media Player crashing while starting on Windows 7, possible causes and solutions:
- Windows Media Player crashes
- Possible causes
Windows Media Player crashes
At times, you may see that Windows Media Player crashes during startup. This may be annoying if it occurs on a regular basis. You need to fix this problem as quickly as possible. You can fix this problem without the help of an expert. Sometimes you may face this issue if you try to play an incompatible audio or video file on Windows Media Player.
The main reason for this problem is memory failure. If you run Windows Media Player on low memory, you may face these issues. Virus or spyware attacks also result in Windows Media Player crashing. Viruses are unwanted computer programs that create problems for your computer. Hardware failure will result in freezing problems. You can also face this issue if the media library contains plenty of files.
To clean the media library on Windows Media Player, you need to go to the arrow available below the Library tab, click on it, and select 'More options' from the displayed menu. Then select the 'Library' tab in the option window that pops up, and click the 'Monitor Folders' button. Finally, you need to click on monitored folders on the list and then press 'Remove' button. If you are still experiencing the same issue, you need to uninstall and reinstall Windows Media Player.
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