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Windows 8 music player isn't working anymore

  1. #1

    Windows 8 music player isn't working anymore

    i used to use the new music player which came with windows 8
    just yesterday it stopped working
    when i run it it doesn't work just the orange color and the headset appear
    what's wrong with it ?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 902
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode

    Have you tried a different player..??
    If a different player does not work either, it may be related to sound drivers or system settings.

    Try this one. foobar2000
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  3. #3

    other players do work well
    but i'm asking why did this player stopped working ?
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  4. #4

    Posts : 902
    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode

    Is there any way to re-install it..?? Ifso, maybe uninstall it first, then re-install.
    Alternatively, perhaps system restore to a point before it stopped working.

    Sorry if the ideas seem generic, as I've never used that music players.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Zaref,

    If you like, you might see if going through the listed troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help with the Music app.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

    Hope this helps for now,
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