Tips to fix Windows® Media® Player 12 problems
What are the common problems that may arise while using Windows Media Player 12? What are the possible remedies of the problems?
The Windows Media Player 12 is the latest media player from the Microsoft. The software helps you in playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows based Operating System, as well as on Pocket PCs and Windows Mobile-based devices. The Windows Media Player 12 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 you may face some issues with your Windows Media Player 12.
The common problems that may arise while using Windows Media Player 12 and the possible ways to fix the issue are:
- Audio problem
- Video problem
- Virus infection
You may at times face some issues with your Windows Media Player 12 in your computer. You could face some sound issues in your Windows Media Player 12. The sound problem includes popping, crackling, or sound that plays too fast or too slow. Such problems might arise due to a faulty driver software or the sound card is outdated. Check for Updates in Internet for your sound driver. In order to resolve this problem you need to download and install the driver software for your sound card directly from the website.
You might face some video related issues in your Windows Media Player 12. Video problems include green or pink lines appearing in the video, flickering or choppy video, the player stops responding when playing video etc. These problems may affect all or most of the video files. You could resolve this problem by updating the display adapter or video adapter. You need to download and install the driver software for your video card directly from the website of your computer manufacturer or sound card manufacture.
At times you might face some issue like inability to play some or all songs listed in the play list. This is because of the virus attacks in your system. Virus software sometimes changes the program code corresponding to the media player. Otherwise, it may corrupt the song file. In order to resolve this problem you need to install an antivirus program in your computer. You may also need to reinstall your Windows Media Player 12 or perform a repair installation.
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