PowerPoint Won’t Play Audio Or Video in Windows PC

Some of the problems that can occur with Microsoft’s PowerPoint application are audio and video issues. PowerPoint users sometimes report that recipients can’t play the presentation when sending it by email. It simply refuses to load. While this problem is rare, in some cases it can be troubling.

Why is the audio or video media not playing in PowerPoint?

In most cases, PowerPoint cannot play multimedia slides because of file format compatibility issues. However, there may be other reasons as well.

  • The audio or video file format is not supported by PowerPoint.
  • Lack of video/audio codec in Windows 10.
  • The size of the PowerPoint video file is too large.
  • Too many special effects in the embedded video file
  • The added video file is corrupted
  • Bad Internet connection if the linked video does not play on the PPT slide.
  • An operating system error or unknown background software conflict may prevent PowerPoint from playing video or audio files.

How to repair PowerPoint not playing audio or video files?

Delete the TEMP folder

The TEMP folder stores many temporary files that can interfere with PowerPoint. Therefore, if you are sure you are using the correct formats and have all the necessary codecs installed, try deleting this folder. read more

How to Repair: ‘Can’t play the current song’ on Spotify

You are listening to your favorite songs on Spotify when the music stops and the error message “Spotify cannot play the current song” or “Spotify cannot play this song now” or something similar appears. There are several reasons for these errors, as well as quick and easy solutions.

Here’s how to fix this common Spotify error and fix any issues with Spotify settings, subscription levels, or app glitches. Here’s how to quickly restore your music.

What causes the “Cannot play current song” error message in Spotify?

  • If your premium subscription has just expired, the problem may be caused by Spotify needing to upgrade your subscription to the standard version.
  • Another possible scenario that could be causing the “Can’t play current song” error is a settings menu called Crossfade.
  • In some rare cases, this problem may occur due to a corrupted local file. In most cases, an unexpected machine interruption while Spotify is copying music files to local storage contributes to the problem.

How to troubleshoot the “Can’t play the current song” error message on Spotify?

Disable the hardware acceleration

In some cases, Spotify’s hardware acceleration may also cause a “Can’t play current track” error message when you try to play music. To resolve this issue, you may need to disable it by following these steps: read more