If Quicktime movies and VR's
are playing incorrectly in your Windows Media Player:
It's likely you have Windows Media Player set up as the default
player for media file types. That means the player may launch
itself and try to play Quicktime files, even though it will
not play them properly.
There are two different ways
to fix this problem:
Option 1: Uninstall Windows Media Player, and reinstall
it doing a "custom install." You will be offered
the choice of whether or not to assign .qt and .mov file types
to the Media Player. So click "no" or uncheck the
box to decline the option. You want to do this because the
problem you are having with Quicktime files is due to the
fact that Media Player assigns these files types to itself.
Option 2: If you already have the most recent version of
Quicktime installed, you can re-assign the files to the Quicktime
• From the Start menu, go to "Settings," and
then "Control Panels."
• Double click the Quicktime control panel. You'll see
• Click on MIME settings, and it will open this window:
• Click on "Quick Time Movie" and then click
You will have to close and restart your browser (not your
entire computer) in order for this change to take effect.
If you have the most recent plug-in and are still having problems,
visit the Quicktime
support page for more information.