Windows 7 media player 10

I have a user that is running windows 7 and media player 10. He cannot stream media from the internet. Youtube works fine but anything in media player wont.  I have checked all his permissions and all is well.  If i log in as me (a domain admin) or as local admin on the pc then it words fine. It just doesnt work on his profile. I have deleted his profile and reinstalled but no luck. I have uninstalled media player also but no luck. Ty in advance for any help
JobeethemageAsked:
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Hari Babu BalarajuTech LeadCommented:
Click Start and then run.

In the run box type or past "%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player " without the quotation marks.

Now it is really this simple, delete all files that end in .wmdb (note  that you may have to untick "hide known file extensions for known file types" in order to see the file extensions).

All you are doing is deleting the information about where media player can find the files you play.

 

Now simply open up media play and manage your library again.

Thats it your all done and can now turn streaming on.



or Try this link also

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/139310-media-streaming-using-windows-media-player-turn-off.html
JobeethemageAuthor Commented:
I tried your instructions exactly and no change.  Also i found out that the default video that comes in wmp just plays sound and no video.
Hari Babu BalarajuTech LeadCommented:
Probably this might be an "codec" issue, Try to install codec pack and see if streaming is OK.

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JobeethemageAuthor Commented:
any suggestions on which codec pack?
JobeethemageAuthor Commented:
I installed the k lite codec pack but nothing has changed.  It wont even play the sample videos that are on the hard drive. It just does audio but no video
Hari Babu BalarajuTech LeadCommented:
How to install Windows Media Player (WMP) 10 in Windows 7.

Remove Media Components from Windows 7:
a.   In the Control Panel select Programs and Features.
b.  Click "Turn on and off Windows Components".
c.   Uncheck "Media features"
d.   Hit the "OK" button.

2.  Restart
3.  Download and unpack WMP10 installer
4.  For each and every .INF file in the folder with unpacked files except for wmp10.inf, right click on the .INF file and select "Install". Ignore the error messages that this type of installation is not supported and do NOT restart your computer.
5.  Install wmp10.inf as mentioned above
6.  Restart your computer
7.  Disable Program Compatibility Assistant:1.Open command prompt from the Start menu (or press WIN+R).
2.  Enter gpedit.msc and press Enter.
3.  Navigate to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Application Compatibility. Then on the left side under "Setting" double click on "Turn off Compatibility Assistant".
4.  Click on "Enabled", then click the "Apply" button and the "OK" button.
5.  Close the Local Group Policy Editor.

8.  Run registry editor like regedit and delete the following keys:


Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ MediaPlayer \ Setup

Do everything in the "Safe mode" as administrator if you get compatibility problems.
Now you should be able to use Windows Media Player 10 in Windows 7. It should play music and show visualization just fine.


Could you please try these steps and let me know further
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