I'm getting the same now...Maybe our hardware simply doesn't support it.
(Like the avalon team has said all along...)
> This ALMOST worked for me. I deleted my dxva2.dll, repaired my winfx
> installation and now media elements dont CRASH. However, they also don't
> display Anything at all. I did a debug and uppon catching the mediafailed
> event, it reports,
> "An unknown media error has occurred"
> Any Ideas?
> "Avery Z" wrote:
> > Hi Jack & Robert,
> > Good News! I've found both the solution and cause of our problem, but not
> > the "why did it happen":
> > It seems as though regardless of what you are doing with it, a
> > MediaPlayer/MediaElement object is going to go out and make a call to the
> > function:
> > DXVA2CreateDirect3DDeviceManager9
> > contained in the DLL: DXVA2.dll (DirectX Video Acceleration 2?)
> > OK, but Jack and I kept getting Procedure Not Found exceptions at exactly
> > that point in the execution and with good reason: using depends.exe i was
> > able to investigate the DLL and that function was simply not present.
> > I had a friend send me over his working copy of the dll
> > (C:\Windows\System32\DXVA2.dll), i switched the two and now the
> > MediaPlayer/MediaElement are able to initialize without problem! (His copy
> > does have the function, amongst others)
> > So Jack, if you swap the working version (desktop) to you laptop, you should
> > be good to go! Hopefully without anything goign haywire...
> > I know this is a long post, but an additional intresting factor in this is
> > that while both files have a file version stamp of 220.127.116.11 - the non working
> > version has a Link Time Stamp of 3/26/2005 whereas the working version (which
> > is also about 10kb larger) has a Link Time Stamp of 10/20/2005. But how did
> > Jack and I end up with this old version? DirectX is up to date, as are
> > Graphics Card drivers...mystery...
> > Phew! All this to avoid studying for a Calc 2 Final!
> > Regards,
> > Avery Z