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  • Question

  • I created a mp3 music file player (a Windows Form application) in VS2013. I added a windows media player tool to a form using the VS toolbox and everything worked OK. I recently installed VS2015 Community and when I used it to modify the music player application I get the following error when opening the form containing the WMplayer tool:

                    Could not find type 'AxWMPLib.AxWindowsMediaPlayer'

    Am I missing a "using" statement or what is needed?


    Sigsby Rusk

    Monday, January 23, 2017 5:51 PM

Answers

  • Hi s.rusk,

    Please remove the assembly AxWMPLib from your Reference folder and add it back again.

    Then, make sure that the correct using is located in the file. It should be added automatically but if it's missing, check to see if it solves your issue.

    Best regards,

    Cole Wu


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    • Marked as answer by s.rusk Friday, January 27, 2017 12:19 AM
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:44 AM