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You may have faced the error message 0xc1010103 while playing your favorite movie in the MKV format. When you download a movie that is in MKV format and tries to run in the Windows Media Player, then you may face the error:
Choose something else to play. This item is a format we don’t support.
It is frustrating to face the Can’t play error because Microsoft officially supports the MKV format to run in Windows Media Player.
There can be multiple reasons behind the occurrence of error and based on the reasons, you should go through the methods suitable to remove the error.
If the GPU driver software faces any corruption, then there will be a problem in playing the videos. If your MKV video file is not running then, the first reason could be a corrupt GPU driver software. So, if you are facing the error, then go through the settings of the GPU driver and update it.
Here is the guide to update the GPU drivers in Windows 10;
After running a recent Windows update, many users have complained that their Windows Media Players have stopped playing some videos. If you have done a recent Windows update, then you can go ahead and run a troubleshoot to solve the problem:
Generally, the users do not look to clean the junk files and they just pile up and consume the space only. Sometimes, the junk files of the Media player make the player slow and create a hurdle in playing the video files. So, it can be an easy solution to remove all the junk files and play the video again.
When you download a video or copy a video from other devices, there are chances that the video may be corrupt or affected due to a virus. Such videos will not play in the Windows Media Player irrespective of its format and it may further corrupt the other videos and applications also.
So, if there is corruption in the video file, then you need to use the Kernel Video Repair tool. It will not only remove the corruption from the video but also let you save it in the original format. The tool maintains the audio quality, aspect ratio, size, pixel ratio, and compression. You will be able to play your video in any media player after using our tool.