Click the Web Help when you get that error dialog - what is the URL that it
takes you to?
Speaking for myself only.
for some helpful WMP info.
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"Joe Marshall" <JoeMarshall@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I'm using Media Player for Vista. Trying to play a .wav file that has
> worked fine on previous versions of Media Player, I get this message:
> "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support
> file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the
> My version of Media Player needs no updates, according to the MS website.
> Anyone have any idea as to what might be the problem?