Windows Media Center Gets error: invalid Application - cannot start
Windows Media Center (of the month last Vista 32-Bit)
I have problems to make internet TV, news and Netflix to connect to the internet when you use Windows Media Center. They are all under the TV + movies option during the WMC. I get an error saying [invalid Application - cannot start "" ""]. Not sure if this is because the internet connection that I use is not one that has a user name or password. Not know how to configure it for this version of Windows. I don't get this problem when you use Windows Media Center in Windows 7.
At the opening of Windows Media Center I get the following message: INVALID APPLICATION; "Unable to launch SymAddin; and a checkbox to disable this Application (I have not checked the box).
"Invalid application-unable to launch" Windows Media Center - MSNBC.com
"Has anyone, using windows vista ultimate media center, was a 'failed to launch'"demand invalid." »
I guess that set up WMC is identical in both Vista and Windows 7?
Your firewall is blocking access to the WMC?
I keep getting stuck trying to set up my tv tuner in my HP Pavilion laptop dv4 (entertainment version), I have a satellite signal, a TV HP Hybrid Tuner (which did not come with a large part of the documentation. So I get through all the setting up until the last section, where it says "my remote control must be able to change the channel on my set - top box and that"no IR hardware not detected"he also tells me to see my hardware documentation (zero to watch), so I'm stuck...» Help, please!
You need to trick MS media center. To implement, choose manual configuration. Then the antenna. Analog. Finishing.
Go to the main configuration of media center page. Click on TV. Guide. Add a channel. I added 3. Now I just use my remote for my cable box to change channels...
So far, it works like a charm... Good luck, hope it works for you!
I had to install a new hard drive after the death of my old. I use my Dell recovery/reinstallation disk. The first time I tried installing that it froze after the reboot. I then did a repair installation (twice) and each time got the following error:
PxShare.exe Application error.
The application failed to initialize properly (0xc000135). Click OK to close the application.
It appears at the end of the installation, but when my login screen is displayed, it shows only one account, administrator and request a password. I have not configured any accounts when I did the installation and you do not have a password. I tried to enter without password, using admin as password and check-in safe mode did not help - it still asked for a password.
I don't know if the two problems are related or not.
Thanks for any help!
(a) If you have external devices unnecessary connected to the machine, unplug them.
(b) thereafter, you can try reinstalling Windows XP.
For more information, please visit this link: install, reinstall, or uninstall Windows
Hope the helps of information.
Please post back and we do know.
The media center app on my xbox 360 crashes when the application invalid "unable to launch symaddin" appears. How can I fix?
Check if Windows Media center computer is very well as expected?
Method 1: I suggest to put the computer in a clean boot and check if still face you the problem of gel.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista
Note: Please make sure that the computer is configured to start as usual by following step 7 of article.
Method 2: Disable your antivirus/firewall software temporarily and check if it is the problem of gel.
Note: Sure to soon after troubleshooting is performed.
Method 3: try the steps from the following link:
When you use online media in Windows Media Center Extender on a video game Xbox 360 system, Media Center closes
Tips to troubleshoot installation with Windows Media Center Extenders (Applies to Windows Vista)
If the steps above fail, then I suggest you to post:
I just reinstalled Windows XP pro on my laptop using the support disc that comes with it. Formatted the C drive and installed. At half way through a message "errors of recording when recording in Windows Media Center." For more information, see - windows/medctroc.log.
After accepting this installation on board after starting a box came up with "Starting windows first time.» Please wait. "Nothing happened and I ended up re start it manually.
Another view "configure." Windows Update - dot.net .net service pack 1.1 - dot - restart
Yet once I had to reboot manually.
error came: sl1a.tmp common language runtime debugging services application has generated an exception that could not be treated have id = 0x4e0 (1248), thread id = 0x4fo (1264)
When widows finally came message read - system will restart - not found ngen.exe entry - point and then - get asked the version of the runtime could not be found in the dynamic binding.
I open IE and try to get updates and a message says "the requested lookup key was not found any active activation context.»
I managed to install Opera, but that is not enough with Microsoft update. Could someone please help?
This looks like one of three things is unhealthy
(1) your installation disc
(2) your RAM
(3) your hard drive,
You must test each and then determine if its more cost effective to replace the unit or machine.
(1) test the drive in another machine with IsoBuster - an analysis of surface and find if everything is OK if there are some errors present
(2) tΘlΘcharger a RAM www.memtest.org - run at least 8 passes Tester and see if errors appear
(3) download the utility from control of the manufacturer of the HD and create the bootable CD - do a quick scan and then the long scan of the hard drive and see what it reports.
Hello. I found people with this problem all over the internet but I have yet to get a final solution.
My PC is running Vista Home Premium with Media Center the greats. It is connected to my wireless network.
My Xbox is connected to the network directly, as he's sitting right next to her.
My PC detects the Xbox in 'Network' and it appears as an Extender when I run the Media Center application. My Xbox gives me the 8 digit code and I put it. I said I want to share media, and it then goes to the configuration bit extender. Then it says Configuration error.
I have enabled Media Player via my firewall, open all the necessary local ports and don't have any other firewalls up. I don't know what is happening.
I'd like to get this up and running, so any help is welcome.
EDIT: Just realized this placed entirely in the wrong place. Please move it, mod?
Thanks for choosing the Windows vista Forums.
I suggest that you go through the link below that says
1. how to set up a Windows Media Center Extender device
2. how to solve problems with a Windows Media Center Extender device
I also suggest that you visit the following link to get the best answers to the question since it is linked to the Xbox:
Best regards, |
Original title: Windows Media Center - Vista - does not - please help!
Hello. We had a problem with Windows media center after the SP2 update. We tried a few workaround solutions, and now we get the following error: "C:/windows/system32/wmp.dll is not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try to install the program by using the original installation media or contact system support". I was unable to find a download for Windows media center in Vista. Can you help me?
Method 1: Perform the analysis of System File Checker (SFC) that might help you resolve the issue.
To determine if the problem you are experiencing is caused by one or more system files that are used by Windows Vista, run the System File Checker tool. The System File Checker tool analyzes the system files and replaces incorrect versions of system files by using the correct versions.
To run the System File Checker tool, follow these steps:
1. Click Start and type cmd in the box start the search.
2. right click on cmd in the list programs and then click Run as administrator.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type your password or click on continue
3. at the command prompt, the following line, and then press ENTER:
Follow the instructions in the link below for more information on scan SFC.
Method 2: You can turn off & on Windows Media Center in Windows Feature & check if the problem persists.
Turn on or off Windows features
Method 3: Try to rebuild the Media Center data store and check if it helps:
(a) exit any running instance of Windows Media Center.
(b) delete the mediaCenterDataStore.db file. By default, this file is located in the following location:
To remove the file, follow these steps:
(a) click Start and then click on run
(b) in the Open box, type run and then click OK
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or click on continue.
(c) in the Open box, type %systemdrive%\programdata\microsoft\ehome and then click OK.
(d) in the details pane, right-click right mediacenterdatastore.db and then click on remove.
(e) click Yes to confirm that you want to move the Mediacenterdatastore.db file to the trash.
Start Windows Media Center
Note: You may not be able to download Windows Media Center for vista, but it is integrated with the operating system.Hope this information is useful.
Thank you and best regards,
Savan - Microsoft technical support.
Running Vista Home Premium 64-bit. I rent a cable box so I can get some programs at the 3-digit level. When I've set up my Windows Media Center (WMC), WMC learn successfully the cable box remote 1 - channel upward. My problem is the next step and change the channel using the Windows Media Center remote control or keyboard. My keyboard or the WMC remote will change the channel.
I got Windows Media Center to re - learn the cable box remote control twice, which is always successful, but again once, when the time comes to use the Windows Media Center remote control or my keyboard to change the channel, the channel does not change.
Could someone please help me with this? Thank you in advance.
If you receive your TV signal through a set-top box and Media Center is unable to change the channel, or it changes channels incorrectly, check the following:
· The infrared diffuser is connected to your remote control receiver. If the infrared diffuser is not connected, Media Center cannot send a signal to the set-top box to change a channel.
· The infrared diffuser is well positioned at the front of the set - top box. If you are having trouble placing the IR blaster on the set - top box correctly, try to use a flashlight to locate the signal on the set - top box receiver.
· IR control codes are configured correctly. If constantly changing channels, control IR codes may not have been configured correctly during the installation of TV signal. To reconfigure your TV signal, on the Windows Media Center start screen, highlight toTasks, clickSettings, click on TV, then clickSet up the TV Signal.
- Center cannot send a signal to the set-top box to change a channel.
More information here: problems with watching TV on your computer
Also have a look if you find useful suggestions in this thread.
Shinmila H - Microsoft Support
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I noticed this problem scattered on these forums, and it took me some time to find the solution on other forums, but thought I'd post it here. For people using some graphics cards ATI HDMI with windows 7 MCE, trying to play Dolby Digital sources causes the MCE crashing. The error will say something in terms of "video error... in windows media center must be restarted." This happens about 10 seconds after the video with audio playback SD. I tried to play with all the different types of codecs ffdshow and AC3Filters etc.
The solution is in fact a major bug in windows 7. To work around this problem MCE7 and windows sound properties cannot assign 5.1 speakers. You define the sound properties in 7 Stereo 2.0 and keep the MCE to 5.1 for dolby Digital encoded files without MCE game crashing. I hope that MS will make a fix for this because it is a serious problem, and the solution is not easy to find.
I have a ZOTAC ZBOX ND02, dual ATI 750U Tuners and Windows 7. Reloaded the o/s once to resolve quickly the it and returned. Spends hours on the subject. Switching to 2 speakers in the MCE Assistant did the trick. Thanks for the tip. Phew!
original title: MEDIA CENTER SETUP ERROR: Configuration settings for your region could not be determined
windows vista operating
Media Center worked then xbox 360 could no longer find videos. I can not run the Setup program for media center because of this message:
The configuration settings for your region could not be determined. Restart your computer to solve.
Things I've done:
restarted computer several times
run system restore
disabled the norton 360 firewall settings
has ran norton pc tune up
still can't media center to work Please HELP
The problem may occur if the Windows Media Center components are not registered correctly.
I suggest to try the following steps to solve the problem.
The registry Windows Media Center components
1. click on start-> all programs-> Accessories, right-click command prompt and click Run as administrator.
2 type the following commands, press ENTER after each line.
REGSVR32 ATL. DLL
EHREC. /UNREGSERVER EXE
EHMSAS. /UNREGSERVER EXE
We can open Windows Media Center now?
It will be useful.
I am writing a book and it will not stop past... I could be in chrome or Word, but I press on enter and instead of line down or find a page web, it opens Windows media Center
Do Safe Mode system restore, if it is impossible to do in Normal Mode.
Try typing F8 at startup and in the list of Boot selections, select Mode safe using ARROW top to go there > and then press ENTER.
Try a restore of the system once, to choose a Restore Point prior to your problem...
Click Start > programs > Accessories > system tools > system restore > choose another time > next > etc.
Read the above for a very good graph shows how backward more than 5 days in the System Restore Points by checking the correct box.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Windows Media Center does not work properly
1. don't you make changes before the show?
Step 1: We recommend you to check if a non-Microsoft program is causing this issue. To do this, try the following steps:
a. open the article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
b. Article, follow "step 1: perform a clean boot" the implementation of these measures will disable all programs not Microsoft currently running on the computer.
c. restart the computer and check if the problem persists.
d. If the problem does not persist in the boot, it means that another non-Microsoft program is causing the problem.
e. to find the program that is causing the problem, try "step 2: enable half the services" to "step 6: resolve the problem.
f. Once you find the culprit, check if there is any updates to update or fixes to the program. If you find, install them and check the difference or reinstall the latest program.
g. Article, follow "step 7: reset the computer to start as usual.
Step 2: If the problem persists, check the event logs for more information and after return details
a. see What are the information contained in the logs of the event (Event Viewer)?
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just after the start of the desktop windows appears and then I get the error message "the application cannot continue because it cannot find the uncdms.dll file" I searched using windows search, nothing helps.
· Do you remember all the recent changes on the computer before the show?
· What is the service pack installed on the computer?
Uncdms.dll file is associated with the Application of desktop search in Windows that is used to find and view an overview of the different types of files, such as documents, e-mail, photos and music files on a computer.
By default, the uncdms.dll file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file is more common in 143 872 bytes.
Follow the methods below
To uninstall the Windows Desktop Search from your computer, you must complete the following two tasks:
Step 1: Remove Windows Desktop Search from the boot sequence
To do this, follow the steps below:
a. click on the start menu, click Run.
(b) in the Open box, type msconfig and press ENTER.
c. in the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the Startup tab.
d. search and clear the check box for any option that is related to Windows Desktop Search or uncdms.dll.
e. restart your computer.
Step 2: Uninstall Windows Desktop Search applications
To uninstall the Windows Desktop Search using the Add / Remove Programs, perform the following steps:
a. click the start menu and select Control Panel utility.
b. double-click the icon Add / Remove programs.
c. in the Add / Remove Programs, locate and select the Windows Desktop Search.
d. press the button Delete.
e. restart your computer.
Run the verification and virus scan online if any malware or virus detected on the computer activity. You can run the scan for viruses online from the link below: http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
NOTE: Make sure that you select the correct version of the operating system before downloading the scanner)
Cannot start windows defender after installing Miicrosoft Security Essentials
MSE disables Windows Defender from Vista:
Microsoft Security Essentials has its own integrated version of the defender and it automatically disables the version of Vista in Windows Defender.
If it's not:
Turn Windows Defender on or off the information on the link above of Microsoft.
Hope the foregoing explains the compatibility issues with Windows Defender and MSE.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
XP Windows Media Center error
My windows Media Center continues to send this message whenever I try to open it.
Application has generated an exception could not be treated. Process id = ox1cc4 (7364) thread id = 0x1cb4 (7348)
I gives me the ability to run the JIT debugger and when I try I get this message.
Registered JIT debugger is not available. An attempt to start the JIT debugger with the following command resulted in an error code of 0 x 2 (2). Check the settings of the computer.
Cordbg.exe 1A 0x1cc4
· You did changes to the computer before the show?
· You have the latest updates of Windows installed including the Service Pack 3 for Windows XP?
Try the following.
a. close Windows Media Center.
b. Click Start. Click Run, type cmd in the Open box. Press enter.
c. type each command mentioned below one after the other and press enter.
d. restart Windows Media Center.
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