Windows media player plugin missing

Asked By 0 points N/A Posted on -
qa-featured

I have downloaded Firefox latest version 4.0.  When I  played a video on Facebook,  it gave an error that Window Media Player plugins were missing. I have downloaded the plugins but it still it was not working properly. How am I going to solve this problem?

SHARE
Best Answer by Tina Raynold
Answered By 0 points N/A #113939

Windows media player plugin missing

qa-featured

Hi Jhon Clark!

It is good thing to have an alternate browser installed in a computer because if one browser crashed, an alternate is ready to use. New installation of a browser usually doesn't have plug-ins. Some can't play video. Some can't display the proper text and pictures on the page/screen. Plug-ins are needed to help browser be  compatible with the latest updates  webpages have. Visit this website to install Windows Media Player Plug-ins:

Solution 1

  1. Log-in using administrator.
  2. Install the software and Run it.
  3. Once installed, reboot your computer.

Solution 2

  1. Go to the website.  It will tell you what plug-ins are missing.
  2. A suggestion of what is needed to do will be shown in the screen .
  3. Follow the instruction if download/install is needed.

Hope this helps.

Best Answer
Best Answer
Answered By 0 points N/A #113940

Windows media player plugin missing

qa-featured

Hi Jhon!

Some websites are requiring Windows Media Player plugin. In Windows XP and earlier versions plug-ins are automatically detected. If you have Windows XP or Vista, they do not include standard plug-in. The plug-in file here is called np-mswmp.dll. If you are using Firefox 4.0 Beta, the Firefox installation directory does not include a plug-ins folder. You can manually create a new plug-ins folder within the Mozilla Firefox 4.0 program folder and copy np-mswmp.dll to the plug-ins folder which you created.

So, the problem even you installed new plug-ins was maybe caused by Firefox 4.0 Beta version.  If some files will be missing, you can download it from dlldump.com and place them in the Windows Media Player directory (usually C:Program FilesWindows Media Player).  If it is not working well, the problem might be with VLC plug-in file npvlc.dll. Remove it. It is usually located in your Mozilla browser: C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxplugins).

Thank you.

Tina

Login/Register to Answer

Related Questions