Windows 10: sometimes music files and videos will not play
I have never used Windows Media Player since there are so many free programs that perform that function better. To tell you the truth, I hate the way that Windows Media Player sounds, it is flat and lifeless.
The situation is getting worse; download video or mp3 after the pc has been on for awhile, I can't play them.
trying to view or listen via the browser is no longer available, have been running diagnostics on the PC, nothing to report as yet. Am looking for nasty software, which could be the cause of this dilemma. Will let the forum know if I find anything.
Have you used an elevated command prompt and ran an
It sounds like you are having issues and the video aspect of it is just a symptom.
Did you test your internet connection when the files won't play in your browser?
Test your internet speed at https://www.speedtest.net/
if it i less then the speed you are paying for, have your ISP test the lines.
Has nothing to do with what player you are using
I have the same problem. It just started happening. It doesn't matter what player you use (VLC/Windows/Itunes) they wont play. Youtube videos wont play. Videos on random players will not play. If I reboot my computer they work again, but when I leave my computer on over night and don't use it, this happens again. My virus scanner and Adware software detect nothing. I've had Windows 10 for about 4 months but this just started happening recently possibly after an update.
Worked fine yesterday and now today any browser that tries to load a video freezes. Any video I try to start with media player or VLC just starts to load up and stops, nothing happens.
Have been searching for fixes, Cleared internet history...
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