Windows® Media Player 12 stopped working
What are the tips to fix the issue with Windows Media Player 12?
Windows Media Player 12 supports most of the audio and video file systems such as AVI, DivX, MOV, and Xvid files. Windows Media Player 12 is the latest version of Media player from Windows. It is the default media player in Windows operating system. Play To feature is a new feature that comes with Windows Media Player 12. This feature allows you to stream music and video to other systems running in Windows 7 or compatible devices around the home. Remote Media Streaming allows you to enjoy with music or videos on your home system from the road. Playing mode provide minimalism.
Following are some information about Windows Media Player 12 issues and tips to fix them:
- Windows Media Player 12 stopped working
- Possible causes
- Tips to fix
Windows Media Player 12 stopped working
At times, you may face issues with your Windows Media Player 12. When you try to stream media by using your Media player, you may receive some error messages and then it stops working. At times when you use some third party product on your Windows based computer, Media player may stop working.
Sometimes your Windows Media Player 12 may stop working if you use it in full-screen mode. This is due to the display setting in your system. To fix this problem, you need to change the display settings in your system. You may also face this issue, if you are running your Media player out of memory or CPU resources. You may also face such issues due to the presence of viruses or malware in your system.
To change the display settings, right click on your desktop and select 'Personalize'. Then you need to select 'Window Color and Appearance' from this. Select 'Open Classic Appearance Properties for More Color Options', it will bring up the 'Appearance Settings' dialog box. Click the 'Effects' button and clear the check box next to 'Show Shadows under Menus'. Click 'Apply' to save the changes and restart your Windows Media Player 12. If this does not fix your problem, you need to reinstall the Windows Media Player 12.
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