Learn about 'No video' problems in Windows® Media® Player 11
What are the common reasons due to which Windows Media Player 11 can't display videos? What is the possible remedy?
The Windows Media Player 11 can be used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running on Microsoft Windows based Operating System, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices. The Windows Media Player 11 helps you rip music from and copy music to compact discs, build Audio CDs in recordable discs and synchronize content with a digital audio player (MP3 player) or other mobile devices, and enables users to purchase or rent music from a number of online music stores. At times, however, you may face some issues like video not working in your Windows Media Player 11.
The common reasons due to which the 'no video' problem occurs on Windows Media Player 11 and the different ways to fix the issues are discussed below:
- Video Codec issues
- Malware issues
- Tips to fix the issues
Video Codec issues
You at times face issues with the video in your Windows Media Player 11 installed in your computer. You may find that there is no video play back for the video file that you open. The reason for the 'No video' issue is that there is no codec available or installed in your Windows Media Player 11 to decode the video that you are attempting to play.
Chances are there that you may at times encounter a 'No video' issue in your Windows Media Player 11. When you attempt to open a video file, you may find that your Windows Media Player 11 cannot play the Video. This issue might occur due to some critical malware threats prevailing in your computer, making you unable to play the video.
You could check the issue that is causing you trouble in playing video in your Windows Media Player 11. If you have a codec issue, you could install the necessary codec for playing the video file. It is recommended that you install a codec pack in your computer so that you could play any video file format in your Windows Media Player 11. You can use your favorite search engine and search for a good codec pack and install it in your computer.
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