Fixing ‘Sever Execution Failed’ error in Windows Media Player

Problem:

I am facing an annoying error:Sever Execution Failed error whenever I try to open a music or video file through WMP 12.

Resolution:-

There are several ways to fix this problem.The following one does the trick in most of the cases.

1. Close Windows Media Player.

2. Click Start, All Programs, Accessories

3. Right click “Command Prompt” and choose “Run as administrator”, accept the UAC prompt.

4. Type the following commands and press Enter after each command.

 regsvr32 jscript.dll

regsvr32 vbscript.dll

5. Restart WMP to recheck the issue.

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One thought on “Fixing ‘Sever Execution Failed’ error in Windows Media Player

  1. Did Not Work ! WMC starts and runs but i keep getting this error every time i try to add movies or music ” A necessary component of Windows Media Center did not start properly. Restart Windows Media Center.”

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