Windows Media Player encountered an error when connecting to the server

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 Need your explanation and resolve it,

Before anything else I want you to know that this media player was great and here the situation, I download some music on my pc and i tried to play but when I always playing it the error occurred. I don’t know why.

 

 

 

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Windows Media Player encountered an error when connecting to the server. The security information from the server could not be validated.

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Windows Media Player encountered an error when connecting to the server

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Windows media player requires necessary audio and video codecs to play different types of media files. There may be two possible reasons of the error.

Reason one: Somehow the required media codecs in your system have been removed or damaged. If this is the case, then media player tries to connect to the internet to download codecs. So you have to reinstall them. You can install “K-lite mega codec pack” to restore the codecs.

Reason two: May be the media files that you have downloaded, they are Digital Rights Management (DRM) files. These types of files require authorization certificate to be played in media player. In this situation you need the authorization of the website from which you have downloaded the files.

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