Problems with the Codec. files on Windows Media Player .wmv

I'm unable to play on Windows Media Player .wmv files.  He says that I don't have the right codec installed on my computer.  What can I do?


This must be different. Rest assured that we would do our best to help you.

Please answer the following questions that would help us provide a better solution.

1 are you facing the issue only with wmv files?

2 have you made changes on the computer before this problem?

3. are you able to play .wmv records in a different music player?

4. What is the full/exact error you get when you try to play a .wmv files?

I suggest you to try the steps in the following Microsoft article and check if this may help.

Method 1:

Run the troubleshooter in Windows Media Player and check if that helps.
Open the troubleshooter in the Windows Media Player settings:

Method 2:

Download and install the plug-in in wmp.
Plug-ins for Windows Media Player:

Note: using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Use a third party software is at your own risk.

To learn more about codecs to consult the following link:

Codecs: Frequently asked questions

If you have any questions do not hesitate to answer, we would be happy to help.

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