The Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed is a common error for users Windows 7/8 and Windows 10. In this tutorial, learn how to fix, if you are facing the “Server Execution Failed” error while trying to open a music file or video file using Windows Media Player.
These might be the symptom in this case (as picture below)
You can stop this error by pressing OK button. But by this method, you can’t confirm that problem will not appear later. You can try the methods mentioned below and fix it for yourself:
How to FIX Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed Error
First of all, you need to check the Windows Media Player again by restarting your computer. After restarting, the Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed error still persists, you go to Method 2
If you want to fix the Server execution failure error, you can
Step 1. Press Windows Key + R, type services.msc and hit Enter.
Step 2. When Services window opens, you look for Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service
Step 3. You will see that status is started and start type is Automatic. Right click it and select Properties.
Step 4. Under General tab, you set startup type to Disabled and service status to Stop.
Step 5. Lastly, click OK to save changes. Now you can restart your system and check if the problem is solved or not.
Click on these below link to download fix it by Microsoft to solve the problem.
Download HotFix from Microsoft.
Let me know if the Windows Media Player Server Execution Failed error still persists!