This file does not have a program associated with it for performin

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by Utahwoody, Aug 13, 2008.

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    Utahwoody Guest

    When I go to play a music cd I always get this error message: "This file
    does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create
    an association in the Set Associations control panel."

    I just close the error message and then everything seems to work fine. But
    it's annoying; what do I need to do?

    I have Media Player version: 11.0.6001.7000
    Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1
    Utahwoody, Aug 13, 2008
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    zachd [MSFT] Guest

    How exactly are you trying to play the CD?
    zachd [MSFT], Aug 14, 2008
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    Utahwoody Guest

    I'm glad you asked that question because as a result I discovered that it
    happens if I put the cd in and just let it start up on its own but if I open
    Media Player and then put the cd in, it doesn't happen.
    Utahwoody, Aug 14, 2008
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    zachd [MSFT] Guest

    What is AutoPlay set to on for AudioCDs ?

    zachd [MSFT], Aug 14, 2008
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    Utahwoody Guest

    You solved my problem! It was set to use RealPlayer which I uninstalled not
    long ago. Thanks much.
    Utahwoody, Aug 14, 2008
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