Windows Media Player is a great way to view your favorite movie content. However, with the program comes the risk of the occasional OxcOOd1199 error occuring. This frustrating error will hinder your ability to enjoy Windows Media Player properly and will only get worse if left alone.
Symptoms of OxcOOd1199 Error
OxcOOd1199 errors will make themselves known almost immediately. It may be that you simply can’t access your Windows Media Player. Or, it might be that you get an error message that says something like, “OxcOOd1199: Cannot Play File.”
Causes of OxcOOd1199 Error
OxcOOd1199 errors tend to happen to computers that have just updated their version of Windows Media Player. It is also a common occurrence after a service pack from Microsoft is installed. In either case, the underlying factor is a file, or files, that have become corrupt and therefore do not function properly when trying to communicate with Windows Media Player, causing the error in question to occur.
Fixing OxcOOd1199 Error
Probably the easiest way in which to address an OxcOOd1199 error is by restoring the computer back to a date before any updates and/or service packs were installed. Once this system restore is accomplished, then a reinstallation of either the update or the service pack can then be attempted. To conduct a system restore, follow these steps:
- Click on the PC’s start button.
- Find and click on Programs, Accessories, Tools.
- Find and select System Restore.
- Choose the option where it says “Restore My Personal Computer to Previous Period.”
- Click the Next button.
- Choose the restore point you wish to use and then click the Next button.
- Confirm your choice when prompted to do so.
Restart your computer to be sure everything takes hold.