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When you use Microsoft Windows Media Player to view a streaming content file, and you try to seek to a point in the content that has not been cached, you may receive the following error message:
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.
If you do not seek to an uncached point in the file, the file plays as expected. If you seek to a point in the file that the Fast Cache feature has already cached, you do not experience an error.
Error C00D1199: Cannot play the file
Although Windows Media Services can seek through audio content and video content, Windows Media Services cannot seek through Rich Media content.
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about query strings that Windows Media Player can use, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315959/ )Additional query strings for Windows Media Player