How To Fix Video 0xc00d36e5 Error?

Manisha Rawat Manisha Rawat Updated On - 22 Oct 2019

Are you facing error 0xc00d36e5 while playing a video? If yes, then this blog is going to you guide you through the process to fix the issue. Error 0xc00d36e5 in a video file won’t let you open and play the video properly. Let’s discuss this error in detail.

Why Does This Error Happen?

We have discussed what the error is, but before going to find the ways to fix it, let’s know why this error happens:

  • Corruption in the video
  • Interruption while copying or transferring the video
  • The video file is not compatible with that specific media player
  • Corrupt Windows Registry
  • Corrupt storage drive
  • Improper configuration of system files
  • Virus attacks

Tricks and hacks to fix the error

Before you try a full-fledged solution to fix the problem, let’s try to solve it with a few easy tricks and hacks:

  • Re-copy or Transfer the Video File

If the video file is broken while copying or transferring, then try to do it again, properly this time. Copy the file carefully from the source and try to play the video again. I hope this solves the issue, if not, move to the next method.

  • Switch the Media Player

Sometimes, video files not playing on a specific media player, may play on another media player. So, when this error is showing up, try to switch the media player and see if it helps you. If switching the media player doesn’t solve the issue, try the next hack.

  • Change Video File Format

Another reason to get this error is that the particular format is not compatible with the media player. For this, try converting the video to another format with VLC media player or with any other tool. If the format change makes the difference for you, go ahead. If not, then try another trick.

  • Switch Video Editing Tool

Error “0xc00d36e5” mostly occurs in Windows Movie Maker, so if you are using it, just shut it. Try another video editing tool and see if the problem is solved, if the error occurs in that too, then it’s time to try another approach.

  • Fix with VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is a great application not only to play the videos but also to solve video file issues. With VLC you can convert a video file to another format; also, it can cure many minor corruptions in the video file. The tool is totally free and can fix minor corruptions in a few simple steps. For this, open the VLC on your system and follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Open VLC Media Player on the system.
  2. Go to the Tools menu and select Preference from the menu.
  3. Now select Input & Codecs.
  4. Go for Always Fix option.
  5. Finally, click on the Save button.

Once the process is over, try playing the video now and see if the problem still persists or not. If you still see the error, move to the next solution.

  • Fix 0xc00d36e5 with Kernel Video Repair

Now, when you have tried all the hacks and tricks, but the problem still persists, its finally the time to try automated methods. Let’s check those methods out.

Kernel Video Repair tool is the ultimate solution for any video file related issue. It is an automated tool that can solve any sort of corruption or any other sort of damage in the video file. If none of these methods fixed the issue on the file, then it is possible that the corruption is the main reason why you are facing this error. If VLC was unable to fix the corruption, then corruption is severe, and only a third-party tool can fix it. Kernel Video Repair is such a tool; let’s see how it works:

1- Download and install Kernel Video Repair from the website.

2- Run the tool and click on the Add icon on the Home page of the tool.

Add video file

3- Once the video file is added, click on the Repair button below the icon to start the repair process.

click on the Repair to repair video file

4- Moving forward you will see that there is an option to preview the repaired file – click on the Preview button. The preview of the video will start; have a look at the file and check if the file is repaired.

Check preview of the repaired video file

5- Once you are satisfied with the repaired video file, click on the Browse button to provide a location to save the video file on your system. Once the destination is allotted, click on the Save button to proceed with the saving of the file.

6- Wait while the files get saved and click on OK once it is done.

So, this easy it is to repair a corrupt video with Kernel video repair, be it error ‘0xc00d36e5’ or any other error related to a video file.