The Windows Media Player 0xC00D1199 Error
0xc00d1199 WMP Error
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This is a fairly common Windows player error and hopefully this
article will help you resolve the problems you are having.
The 0xc00d199 error code typically occurs because the player does not support the file type.
What Causes Error 0xc00d1199 ?
You may find that you are getting this message from Windows Media
0xC00D1199: Cannot play the file
Windows Media Player cannot play the file because:
1) You are trying to play a file that is NOT supported by the player.
2) You are trying to play a file that the player DOES support , but the file was compressed by using a codec that is NOT supported by the Player.
3) You are trying to play one part of a multipart file. Use a newsreader or other program to combine the files, and then try again.
4) The file type is supported, but you are trying to play it in a way that is not supported by the Player. For example, you may have attempted to drag a DVD file with a .vob extension from a DVD to the Windows Media Player icon.
Error 0xc00d1199 Resolution Suggestions:
# Please confirm that you are trying to
play a supported file type...
For instance, Windows Media Player will NOT play unsupported file type: .rm .ram etc... These are playable using the RealOne Player.
Supported files types in Windows Media Player are:
Music CD Playback (CD audio) .cda
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) .aif, .aifc, and .aiff
Windows Media audio and video files .asf, .asx, .wax, .wm, .wma, .wmd, .wmp, .wmv, .wmx, .wpl, and .wvx
Windows audio and video files .avi and .wav
Windows Media Player skins .wmz
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) .mpeg, .mpg, .m1v, .mp2, .mpa, .mpe, .mp2v*, and .mpv2
Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) .mid, .midi, and .rmi
Microsoft Recorded TV Show .dvr-ms
AU (UNIX) .au and .snd
MP3 .mp3 and .m3u
DVD video .vob
*To play .mp2v files, you must have a software or hardware DVD decoder installed on your computer see next.
# If you are attempting to play an MPEG-2
file or a DVD please make sure you have a decoder installed.
To play .mp2v / mpeg-2 files, you must have a software or hardware DVD decoder installed on your computer.
You also require a DVD drive on your computer.... a standard CD drive will not playback DVD's.
(The reason they are not free is that a "royalty" has to be paid each time the DVD Decoder is installed on a PC, to the folks who own the MPEG-2 format - and no its not Microsoft!).
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