JSI Tip 5353. Windows Media Play does NOT play audio files from a HTTP page?

When you attempt to play audio Windows Media content (.wax, .wma) from a Web server via HTTP, Windows Media Player generates:

The network connection has failed. (Error ID = 0xC00D0029).

NOTE: The file may continue to download into the browser cache, but it can NOT be played.

Some third-party multimedia player has assumed ownership of the file extension and may have altered registry value data.

To resolve the problem, Copy / Paste the following into a FixWMP.reg file and Merge it with your registry:


\[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\audio/x-ms-wax\]

\[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\audio/x-ms-wma\]

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