Solved

Windows Media player 11 crashes when playing DVD's

Posted on 2007-04-02
4
3,634 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
Windows Media player 11 crashes when playing DVD's.  Windows Media player can play CD's no problem.
I am using Windows Vista home edition - and when I check the Application log I get the error

Faulting application wmplayer.exe, version 11.0.5721.5145, faulting module clvsd.ax, version 3.5.0.814, fault address 0x00039f48.

This also happens when I use other DVD playing software such as PowerDVD.
any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:fsaiexpert
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 66

Expert Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18837779
Looks like your decioder might be corrupted....
Try this from a command line....

regsvr32 /u "C:\PATH TO THIS FILE\CLVSD.ax"
regsvr32 "C:\PATH TO THIS FILE\CLVSD.ax"

Did you happen to come across this link in your searches?

Free-Codecs.com :: Guides : How to install/uninstall DLL and AX ...
http://www.free-codecs.com/guides/How_to_install_uninstall_DLL_and_AX_files.htm



0
 
LVL 66

Accepted Solution

by:
johnb6767 earned 500 total points
ID: 18837783
Possible you have PowerDVD installed, or some other DVD playback software installed youo might be able to uninstall/reinstall?
0
 

Author Comment

by:fsaiexpert
ID: 18841993
A combination of reinstalling the Power DVD software and reinstalling the default Windows Video codecs worked - thanks.
0
 
LVL 66

Expert Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18843371
Your welcome!!
0

Featured Post

Revamp Your Training Process

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Can I legally transfer my OEM version of Windows to another PC?  (AKA - Can I put a new systemboard in my OEM PC?) Few of us are both IT and legal experts but we all have our own views of Microsoft's licensing rules and how they apply.  There are…
We have adopted the strategy to use Computers in Student Labs as the bulletin boards. The same target can be achieved by using a Login Notice feature in Group policy but it’s not as attractive as graphical wallpapers with message which grabs the att…
This video will give a brief orientation and organization of Logic Pro X, and how to access different work spaces quickly with keyboard shortcuts.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question