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Unable to play media files with WMP error message "Server Execution Failed"

Unable to play media files with WMP error message "Server Execution Failed"
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Up until a week or so ago, I could view most media content without trouble, now for all video files, and some picture files only cues the message "Server Execution Failed", with WMP failing to launch. Using Windows 7 64bit Home Premium.

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