Solve problems with Windows® Media Player on Windows® Vista
What are the ways to fix Windows Media Player problems on Windows Vista? What causes it to stop working?
Windows Vista is an excellent Operating System from Microsoft. Windows Vista was introduced with a number of advanced features. New features on Windows Vista include multimedia tools including Windows DVD Maker, a new looking search engine and redesigned networking. Windows Media Player is software used to get audio and video signals from your system. You can download and install any media player for your system. Windows Media Player comes with plenty of advanced audio and video features. Windows Media Player 12 is the latest version that comes with plenty of advanced features. You can install it easily on your Windows Vista computer.
Reasons why Windows Media Player stops working on Windows Vista, possible causes and tips to fix this issue:
- Windows Media Player stops working
- Causes of this problem
- Tips to fix this problem
Windows Media Player stops working
At times, you may face issues with Windows Media Player that you have installed on your system. When you try to stream media by using Windows Media Player, you can receive error messages and then it may stop working. At times, when you have some third-party product on your Windows-based computer, Windows Media Player may stop working.
Causes of this problem
Sometimes, Windows Media Player may stop working if you try to use it in full-screen mode. This is due to the display settings on your system. To fix this problem, you need to change the display settings. You may also face this issue if you are running Windows Media Player out of memory or with low CPU resources. You may also face such issues due to the presence of viruses or malware on your system.
To change the display settings on your system, you need to right-click on your desktop and select the 'Personalize' option. Then you need to select 'Window Color and Appearance'. Select 'Open Classic Appearance Properties for More Color Options', it will open 'Appearance Settings'. Click the 'Effects' button and clear the check box next to 'Show Shadows under Menus'. Click 'Apply' to save the changes and restart Windows Media Player. If this does not fix your problem, it is better to reinstall Windows Media Player.
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