Media Player Cannot Establish a Connection to the Server

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Article ID: 235901 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you try to play a file stored on a remote computer with Windows Media Player, you may receive one or more of the following error messages:
Could not connect to server. (Error=C00D0006)
-or-
There was no timely response from server. (Error=C00D0013)
-or-
The server session limit was exceeded. (Error=C00D000F)

CAUSE

This issue may occur if the remote computer is too busy to respond to your request for a file or is offline. This may also occur if your network settings are not configured correctly or you are offline

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, try to play the file later or confirm that your network settings are correct and that you are not offline.

MORE INFORMATION

This issue occurs more frequently with very popular sites, or sites with slower server computers.

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Article ID: 235901 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.0
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.1
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series for Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 8.01
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 8.01
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series
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