You may encounter different error messages while using Media Player on your computer. Some of the common Media Player error messages are discussed below.
You may encounter error 800c0008 when you try to click a link to a video or audio file in an email message.
A workaround to this problem is to right-click on the link and then select Open in New Window.
If this method does not work, perform the following steps to download the file to your PC and then play it:
- In the email message, right-click on the video or audio link and then select Save Target As.
- In the Save As dialog box that opens, specify the location where you want to save the file.
- Click Save.
- Navigate to the folder where you saved your audio or video file and then play it.
The specified module could not be found“
Windows Media Player uses several different software components installed on your Windows PC to carry out various operations. For example, in order to burn media files to a CD, the player will require that updated drivers of your CD burner are installed on the system.
Error 8007007E is usually displayed when Media Player is unable to access the .dll file or module of one of its components because this particular module is corrupt, missing or not registered on your system.
Because the task of identifying this particular module is difficult, Microsoft recommends that you write their support Web site for solution.
On your end, you may try to resolve the error by first uninstalling and then reinstalling the driver of the software of the component you are trying to access using the Media Player. For example, if you are trying to burn a CD, uninstall the CD burner software and reinstall it to ensure any missing files are replaced. You may also check the product manufacturer Web site to see if any updates to the software are available. It is recommended that after you uninstall the software, you clean your registry with the help of a reliable registry cleaner tool to ensure complete removal of the software from the system.
The MSDART.dll error occurs when the Media Player attempts to access the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) to perform an action in the library.
The error message is generated when the msdart.dll, which is the MDAC module, is either missing from your system or is corrupt.
To resolve this error, you need to download and install MDAC 2.8 on your computer. Doing this will help you resolve the problem by replacing or repairing the msdart.dll file.
In case the error message persists, you may have to download and install Jet 4.0 Service Pack 8 (SP8) for Windows XP on your system.
Missing and corrupt DLL errors may also occur on your system if the registry of your Windows PC is damaged or your system is infected by a virus or spyware. This is the reason why, it is recommended that you regularly clean your registry with the help of a reliable registry cleaner tool, such as RegServe. Also, you must use antivirus and antispyware tools, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease to perform regular full system scans on your PC and keep them free of undesired and troublesome malicious programs.