How to Play Media Files in Windows Media Player 11?

Solution summary

If you are unable to play media files in Windows Media® Player 11, then follow the easy 4-step resolution to resolve the problem and play all media files on your system.

The Windows Media® Player 11software program enables you to save, organize and playback all media files, including videos, music, and images, as well as view and store recorded TV. You can even connect it to a portable device.

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Step 2

Rename the DRM Folder
Locate the DRM folder on the hard disk and then rename it to ‘DRMbackup’.

Note: By default, this folder is named ‘%SystemDrive%Documents and SettingsAll UsersDRM’ in Microsoft® Windows® XP.

Step 4

Follow the Instructions
Follow the instructions on the website in order to update the security component of Windows Media® Player 11. This procedure enables you to obtain new licenses for media content. You can also reset licenses for purchased content so that you can play that content on a computer.

You have successfully played media files in Windows Media® Player 11. Now you can play media files without interruption.

We recommend you to update Windows Media® Player 11on a regular basis.

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