Monday, May 18, 2009
Open WMP, go to Tools, Options, Devices and wait till the window populates. Then highlight Speakers and click the Properties button.
Where it says, "Audio Device to Use", try changing to "Default Direct Sound Device". If that is already chosen, choose your soundcard from the dropdown list.
Verify that a (most recent) sound device is installed on the computer; if not: just install one. Verify that the most current version of DirectX is installed.
The speaker or sound device properties in the Player are configured incorrectly:
1) In the Media Player, on the Tools menu, click Options.
2) On the Devices tab, in the list of devices, click Speakers, and then click the Properties button.
3) On the Speakers tab, try changing the following properties:
- Select a different audio device for sound playback.
- If your problem is that you can't play audio CDs, clear the check box for the 24-bit audio option.
1 - Exit Messenger.
2 - Change the Windows Explorer settings:
- Right-click Start, and then click Explore to open Windows Explorer.
- On the Organize menu, click Folder and Search Options.
- Click the View tab.
- In the Advanced settings list, select Show hidden files and folders under Hidden Files and Folders.
- Clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box.
- Click OK to close the Folder Options window.
3 - Delete the Contacts Cache folders:
- Click Start, type “%USERPROFILE%AppDataLocalMicrosoftWindows Live Contacts”: delete all files in the folder.
- Click Start, type “%USERPROFILE%Contacts”: delete all files in the folder
4 - Verify taht computer’s date and time settings are correct.
5 - Clear the Check for server certificate revocation option in Internet Explorer:
Start Internet Explorer.
- On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
- Click the Advanced tab.
- Under Security, clear the Check for Server certificate revocation (requires restart) check box.
- Click OK.
- Exit Internet Explorer
Remove Messenger from the computer, restart and reinstall it.