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Media Player v.7.01 no longer plays sound on Win98 OS

by Midnight Rambler / November 13, 2003 7:45 AM PST

Windows Media Player (WMP) v.7.01003055 no longer plays sound on my PIII Win98 machine. For instance, if I open a sound file (mp3 or a .mpeg movie file with sound) manually, I get the video but no sound. mp3 files play fine in winamp, BTW. I've done two things to troubleshoot: reinstalled WMP and associated various sound files (mp3, etc) with WMP. I have a feeling that a .dll file is missing but I thought completely reinstalling the app would fix this or at least reinstall the correct codecs.

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Re:Media Player v.7.01 no longer plays sound on Win98 OS
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 13, 2003 10:16 AM PST

I don't have that version to kick around, so look over http://www.nwlink.com/~zachd/pss/pss.html for clues.


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sounds like a codec
by tacoschlick / February 23, 2007 8:57 PM PST

pleas e check to make sure all your codec plugins are loaded

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