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Windows Media Player Error Message Help

You've encountered error message C00D1198 while using Windows Media Player. The following information might help you troubleshoot the issue.

Cannot connect to the server

Windows Media Player cannot connect to the server hosting the content that you want to play. You might encounter this error message for one of the following reasons:

  • The name of the server hosting the content is not valid. If you typed a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address in the Open URL dialog box, verify that the file name is spelled correctly and that the path to the file is correct, and then try again. If you clicked a link on a Web page, the link might not be valid.

  • The server is not available (for example, the server is busy or not online). Try again later.

  • The proxy server settings for Windows Media Player are not configured properly. Verify that your proxy server settings are correct.

     To verify your proxy server settings

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