Com component "MS TV Video Control" not able to play .mp4 and .mov videos. RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to embed and play media using "MS TV Video Control" com component in my .Net application.
    I followed instructions provided in
    The project compiled fine and it played .avi file. but when I tried to play .mov and .mp4 file, it gave a error "error Result E_Fail has been returned from a call to a COM component"

    This is very critical to my project.

    Hem Dutt

    Friday, December 30, 2016 9:39 AM

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  • Hi Hem Dutt,

    >>"HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component."

    This is a common error. Please try removing the csproj.user files and checking whether it could fix your issue.

    I also suggest you to recreate a project to test it.

    In addition, your code is VB language, I would suggest you repost this issue in Visual Studio Languages ,    Visual Basic  forum for professional support.

    Best regards,


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    Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:02 AM
  • Hi Kristin,

    Thanks for response. I tried the suggested way but still the problem is not resolved.
    Are you able to play .mp4 and .mov movies at your machine using this com component?

    Hem Dutt

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:59 AM