Error message: Windows Media Player could not complete burning because the disc is not compatible with your player...
I have one of the same type of disc engraved the other day without problem. Tried to burn a CD today the progress achieved 99%, then I got the error message. Windows Media Player could not complete burning because the disc is not compatible with your drive. Try to insert another type of recordable media or use a disc that supports a write speed that is compatible with your drive.
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to help you with this problem.
According to the problem description, you were not able to burn a DVD with Windows Media Player.
You get the error that the disc is not compatible with your drive.
Let me ask you a question.
(1) what is the type of DVD or CD you want to create?
(2) don't you make changes to your computer before this problem?
I would suggest a few troubleshooting methods. Run the Windows Media Performance troubleshooting tool and follow the steps in the link to burn a CD or a DVD.
Method 1: Run Windows Media Player Performance convenience store.
Please follow the steps below to do so.
(a) key Windows + W keys on your desk.
(b) write the Troubleshooting in the search box in the upper right.
(c) select the Troubleshooting option after the search.
(d) select the option of Performance of Windows Media Player .
(e) click Next to perform the resolution of the problems of performance of Windows Media Player and follow the steps.
Method 2: Follow the steps in the link here and burn the CD or DVD.
Burn a CD or DVD in Windows Media Player
I hope that solves your problem. Please feel free to write back to us, if you are facing any problem related to Windows.
I recently haven't been able to burn a CD with Windows Media Player (he worked last week, but not now). I get an error message "Windows Media Player cannot find the file. The link between the library item and its digital media file associated with may be broken. "Try to fix the link or delete the item. There is a web help option which says that to fix a link, you click on the blue icon next to the item, then click "Browse this article. But the only icon I see is a little blue triangle next to individual songs in the library pane or list, there is no icon next to the name of the playlist. Although the click with the right button on the blue triangle gives me a few options, "Browse this point" is not one of them. Does anyone have any ideas what is wrong and how can I sort it please!
original title: burning a CD problems
(1) what version of Windows Media Player do you use?
(2) what is the model of your CD burner?
(3) you have the latest drivers for the CD burner?
(4) what type of file you are trying to burn?(5) you receive error codes?(6) what version of the operating system is installed on the computer?(7) we get to a particular file?
Method 1: You can try to update the drivers of your CD burner visit the manufactures Web site.Method 2: You can try to remove the CD, and then insert another CD and try to burn another file and check if the problem persists.
Method 3: You can also check out the link below:I hope this information helps!
Original title: try to burn an audio cd in windows media player-it begins but does not end the process. Help, please!
try to burn an audio cd in windows media player. It prepares the ways, but when it is time actually burn the tracks, it fills all tracks very quickly and finalize. then the message appears that windows media player has encountered an error when burning music or that the burner is busy and to wait for the current task to finish. using an external burner, but it is properly plugged in and have not had any problems until recently. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Welcome to the community Microsoft and thanks for posting the question.
According to the description, you are having problems with the error message"windows media Player encountered an error when burning music"when burning audio CDs.
Method 1: Use the Troubleshoot utility to see if that fixes the problem.
a. open the Troubleshooting Windows Media Player settings Troubleshooter by clicking the Start button, and then click Panel.
(b) in the search box, type "Troubleshooting" and then click on troubleshooting.
c. click on show alland then click the Windows Media Player settings.
Method 2: Select a recording speed (write) more slow for the CD burner.
Change settings for burning a CD or DVD in Windows Media Player
Method 3: If you have any third-party burning software, I suggest you temporarily Uninstall it and then try to burn the disc using Windows Media Player.
Note: Reinstall the software after the trial.
Answer to us if you are having problems with burning audio disc or any other issue of Windows, and we would be happy to help you.
Hope this information helps.
get the error message"Windows Media Player has encountered a problem while playing the file. "When you try to play videos on my memory card
1. What is the format of the video file you are trying to play?
2. do you have any third party audio or video codec installed?
Follow these methods.
Method 1: Run the troubleshooter in the Windows Media Player settings.
Troubleshooting looking for issues related to playback of audio and video files in the drive by checking its configuration and network parameters.
Open the troubleshooting Windows Media Player settings Troubleshooter
If you have installed any third-party codec or plug-in for Windows Media Player, uninstall them temporarily to check if they are causing the problem.
Initial version of updated title: windows
My "Windows update" is not updated. The problem started recently and its shows the error message "Windows update canoe currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may have to restart your computer "." I tried it with several reboots, but there still is not up to date. Kindly help.
Have you made changes on the computer before this problem?
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates.
Try the procedure described in the following article and check the status of the issue.
Restart the computer and check it please for windows update.
Hope the above information is helpful.
I'm trying to convert VHS to DVD via my computer. I bought an ACQUISITION VIDEO & AUDIO USB card and I'm having the problem. It is coming that my version of Windows Media Technologies is not compatible with my version of Windows (Vista).
1. which video application do you use to convert?
First check if the ACQUISITION VIDEO & AUDIO USB card is compatible with Windows vista by using the Compatibility Center.
If you use any application uninstall and reinstall and check if it works.
You can also check whether a third-party program is causing the conflict with the application.
To help resolve the error and other messages, you can start Windows Vista by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This type of boot is known as a "clean boot". A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.
See the link below to learn more about how to clean boot.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Reset the computer to start as usual
When you are finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:
1. click on Start, type msconfig in the search box and press ENTER.
2. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click continue.
3. on the general tab, click the Normal startup option, and then click OK.
4. When you are prompted to restart the computer, click restart.
I hope this helps!
Halima S - Microsoft technical support.
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As suggested, I tried to run scannow to repair Windows Vista. I did, but then the scan only ran up to 76%, I received the message: Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation. "How can I complete the scan and fix my Windows Vista computerHi rdoran,You perform the steps from the administrator account?
To determine which files can be repaired by the System File Checker tool, follow these steps:Step 1:NOTE: When SFC is running, it records its actions in the C:\WINDOWS\LOGS\CBS\CBS. NEWSPAPER. You can find specific entries of SFC searching [SR] tags in the newspaper.
For how, see the SFC analysis details in the CBS. JOURNAL:* Open an elevated command prompt.
* In the elevated command prompt, type findstr/c: "[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log > %userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt and press ENTER.* Close the elevated command prompt.
* Click the sfcdetails.txt file just set your desktop to see the SFC scan details (those with the tags [SR]) to the CBS. NEWSPAPER.* You can safely delete the sfcdetails.txt file later if you wish.Reply back with the details in the log file.
If it does not help to complete the scan, you can complete the steps below and check out them.
You're able to boot in safe mode ?Step 2:For more information on how to log in to safe mode, see the following Microsoft article:If you're able to boot in safe mode, you can perform a scan of the file system (CFS) auditor.Reference:
How to use the System File Checker tool to fix the system files missing or corrupted on Windows Vista or Windows 7
In addition, you can connect to the command prompt and check the drive for errors, and check if that makes things more simple.At the command prompt, type the following command and press ENTER:Chkdsk /rNote: If bad sectors are detected when running check disk utility and attempt recovery of bad sectors is verified during the verification of the drive for errors, data in the bad sector can be lost as they tried to recover bad sectors.Aziz Nadeem - Microsoft Support
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I tried to open a message sent by Chris Veit of Creative Memories. This is the error message I get:
Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The player might not support the file type or does not support the codec used to compress the file.
I'm technologically challenged! Specific remedies have greatly appreciated.
original title: Windows Media Player error message
OK... sounds like you have just a link to
something that is archived online.
Maybe you could go to the website of House
and get some information about the media file.
Original title: Windows Media Player
All of a sudden, I get the following error message when I try to use Windows Media Player 11: "Windows Media Player cannot play the DVD because no compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer." Never had this problem, or a message in the past.
· Did you do changes on the computer before the show?
Follow these methods.
Method 1: If you have a DVD decoder (for example Power DVD) try reinstalling it.
How to change or remove a program in Windows XP
If this is not the case, see the following link:
Plug-ins for Windows Media Player
Method 2: Perform a system restore if the problem occurred recently.
How to restore Windows XP to a previous state
Original title: Media Player all of a sudden will not play the dvd.
Suddenly, I can't play DVDs on my laptop. The error message is: Windows Media Player cannot connect to the server. The name of the server are may not be not correct, ther server name maybe isn't available, or your proxy settings are may not be not correct. Any suggestions on troubleshooting of Microsofts page appear to be relevant.
1. when exactly you get the error message?
2. you try to listen to music from any remote location or try to play a DVD?
3 have you tried to play a different CD or DVD?
4. what happens when you play the same DVD on another computer?
5. for how long have you been faced with this problem?
6. the DVD folder that you are trying to play supported by the windows media player is it?
7. What is the type of DVD that you try to play?
Let us know the answers to help you best.
Error message: "Windows Media Player cannot access the file. The file may be in use, you won't have access to the computer on which the file is stored, or your proxy settings are may not be incorrect. »
Original title: problems of residential group after system recovery
I started a homegroup on my computer. I added another computer to the homegroup. Everything worked fine until I had to perform a system recovery on the laptop that I used to start the homegroup. I implemented the homegroup again, but I can't access the files on the other computer via Windows Media Player. I get an error message that says "Windows Media Player cannot access the file. The file may be in use, you won't have access to the computer on which the file is stored, or your proxy settings are may not be incorrect. "I can access all the music files via Windows Explorer. I have to start over with a new password? Can I just create a new homegroup? What other options do I have? You can provide any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Please follow the methods and check the issue:
Open the homegroup troubleshooting utility:
Why can't I access my homegroup? :
Homegroup: frequently asked questions:
See the steps in "include a folder shared in a library" from the link below:
Access to files and printers on other homegroup computers: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/is-is/Windows7/access-files-and-printers-on-other-HomeGroup-computers
I hope this helps.
* Original title: Windows Media Player
I recently updated my Windows 7 and now my Windows Media Player will not work. The following message appears: Windows Media Player is not installed correctly and must be reinstalled.
I don't see where I can download the Windows Media Player for Windows 7. Any help would be appreciated.
If you have a ' normal/standard' Windows 7 version, then see if it deletes, reboot, reinstall, reboot the help method - http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/26107/how-to-reinstall-windows-media-player-in-windows-7-to-solve-problems/
If you have the "n" or "KN" W7 version, you may need this - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16546 (check that is correct for your version 32/64 bit W7 etc link)
If this does not help, try a SFC/scannow, and then try to use the above for your type of windows. -SFC https://support.Microsoft.com/en-us/KB/929833
Original title: the windows media player 11
I have the media player 11 and my operating system is XP Home Edition, but for some reason, when I try to play a song or burn it to a CD, this is the error message I get. Can someone help me with this?
Windows Media Player cannot find the file. If you try to read, burn or sync an item that is in your library, the element can point to a file that has been moved, renamed, or deleted. reason for which each song I ever download from the internet is going to play is no longer...
· Have you made changes on the computer?
Follow these methods.
Method 1: Follow the steps in the article.
Resources for the resolution of problems in Windows Media Player
Method 2: Perform a clean boot to see if there is a conflict of software like the clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State
Note: After completing the steps in the clean boot troubleshooting, follow the section How to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state of the link to return the computer to a Normal startupmode.
After the clean boot used to resolve the problem, you can follow these steps to configure Windows XP to start normally.
(a) click Start, run.
(b) type msconfigand click OK.
(c) the System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
(d) click the general tab, click Normal startup - load all services and device drivers and then click OK.
(e) when you are prompted, click on restart to restart the computer.
Problems burning an audio cd by using windows 7. error message: windows media player cannot burn some files. To investigate the problem, click on the icon next to the selection to burn the files. (Nothing beside files?)
I am trying to burn an audio cd after that installation of windows 7 upgraded with windows media player. It will not work I get the error message. cannot burn some of the files? very frustrating. thanx
For any question on Windows 7:
Link above is Windows 7 Forum for questions on Windows 7.
Windows 7 questions should be directed to the it.
You are in the Vista Forums.
See you soon. Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I am trying to download itunes to my new computer. I get an error that says "windows service install could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running windows in safe mode or if windows install is not properly installed. Request technical assistance"I'm currently running Vista Home premium SP2. Any ideas?
Update current Windows Setup.
Windows install 4.5 Redistributable
And needed the problems:
"Error 1719. Error message could access the Windows Installer service"when you try to add
or remove a program
Spotlight utility Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp utility
I would also clean the possible general corruption.
Run DiskCleanup - start - all programs - Accessories - System Tools - Disk Cleanup
Run the SFC and Chkdsk to ensure that corruption is disabled.
Start - type this in the search box-> find COMMAND at the top and RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN
Enter this at the command prompt - sfc/scannow
How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker (SFC.exe) program
generates in Windows Vista cbs.log
Run checkdisk - schedule it to run at the next startup, then apply OK then restart your way.
How to run the check disk at startup in Vista
I hope this helps and happy holidays!
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