How to Fix Error C00D11B1
Error C00D11B1- What is it?
Error C00D11B1 is a type of Windows Media Player error code.
The error C00D11B1 hampers your ability to play videos, MP3 files and songs on Windows Media Player. The error is displayed in the following format:
Error C00D11B1:’Windows Media Player can’t play the file.’
The cause of error C00D11B1 message pop up on your computer can be narrowed down to one particular reason virtually because this error may be triggered due to several reasons, these include:
- Corrupt DRM license
- Enabled codec of the video in Windows Media Player codecs section
- Registry Corruption
The good news is that this error is not fatal and does not pose serious PC threats like runtime and BSoD error codes.
However, it is still advisable to resolve to ensure you are able to watch movies and listen to songs on Windows Media Player without any difficulty.
Further Information and Manual Repair
Here are some of the best and effective do it yourself methods to resolve the error C00D11B1 on your PC right away:
Method 1- Disable the codec of the video option in the Codecs Section
If you are unable to play downloaded movie files on your PC on Windows Media Player, then try this method to resolve the issue. Simply open Windows Media Player, Go to Tools, Options, DVD and then click Advanced Tab.
Here find the codecs section, scroll down to the codec of the video you are trying to play and see if it says enabled. If it does, then disable it and then select a decorder for the codec. Now try running the video again on your Windows Media Player. This will hopefully resolve the issue.
Nonetheless if the error still persists, try method 2.
Method 2- Delete DRM Licenses & cache and Download it Again
Sometimes the error C00D11B1 can also be trigged by corrupt DRM licenses & cache.
To resolve the issue, simply delete all files. First open Windows Explorer (Windows key + E) and then go to C:ProgramDataMicrosoftWindowsDRM. Now delete all files in this folder. Once deleted, Let Windows Media Player download your license again.
After downloading the DRM license again, run the Windows Media Player to see if it works.
Method 3- Disable Firewall Temporarily
Firewall can also be responsible for blocking the Windows Media Player streaming. Firewalls often block important ports that are required in order to run some programs. If this is the cause, then simply disable Firewall temporarily to resolve the issue.
Method 4- Repair the Registry
Registry is that part of your computer that saves all the activities performed on the PC and all the files too including both important and unimportant files like cookies, junk files and bad registry entries.
If these unimportant and obsolete files are not removed frequently, the registry gets corrupt and damaged. And due to this reason you may experience error code C00D11B1 on your system.
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