One of the best ways to eliminate the Windows Media Player error C00D11B1 message is to re-install the program. This allows you to remove problematic files, replacing them with a fresh and properly functioning set.
1. Open Windows Media Player
2. Go to Tools->Options->DVD->Advanced tab.
3. In the codecs section, scroll down to the codec of the video you are trying to play i.e .wpl and see if it says “disabled” next to it in the “decoder” column.
4. If it does, select a decoder for the codec.
Click the majority of the Start button and type computer repair.
Select “Create a restore point” and select “System Restore” under “System Properties”.
Follow the prompts to decide whether to restore a point just before a series of updates caused a problem.
From the Tools menu, select Options.
Select the “Player” tab, check “Automatically download most codecs” and click “OK”.
Try to play the file.
Installing or uninstalling Windows Media Player is very easy: go to Settings > Apps. Tap > Settings Launch apps. Click More Features. Uninstall: Click Windows Media Player and click Uninstall.
At the same time, press the +win R keys to open the race window.
Type msdt.-id exe WindowsMediaPlayerConfigurationDiagnostic into a small state, then click OK to open the troubleshooter. Click Attach to run the troubleshooter.
Click “Apply this solution” to reset WMP to the default methods.
Press your current Windows icon with And q, then type troubleshoot in the search box. Select “Troubleshooting” from the search results.
In the troubleshooting windows, you will most likely select “Show All” for all the options listed on the left.
After that, you can start expert troubleshooting by clicking the Next button.
What to do if Windows Media Open doesn’t work Try Microsoft’s “fixes” for Windows Media Player. Microsoft is reworking many of its “fixes”. Both of the links below refer to Media Windows Player Fix-its that will accomplish this task on Windows.
Run the Windows Media Player Troubleshooter.
Turn Windows Media Player off and on again.
Register again using the Windows DLL files.
Open the Settings app.
Be sure to use the “Apps” > “Apps” functions.
Click the Manage advanced features link on the right.
Click the “Add Feature” button at the top of the next page.
Look for additional content named Windows Media Player in the while list under Add Feature.
Click on it too. The Install button will appear as shown below.
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