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Briansstocks

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I had past computer problems,after having a tech fix my computer and upgrading my laptop to XP the movies I have burt wont play on my laptop any more,but store bought movies will.

Any sugestions you have would be appreciated.

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you probably need the right video codes installed. go to http://free-codecs.com/ and download either the all-in-one codec pack or the klite codec pack. this should resolve your issue. If it doesn't then please provide a more information as to the nature of the problem.
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After I D/L The all in 1 pack the burnt movie played but skiped so bad it wasnt watchable,Audio and Vid skiped,so i tried the Light full version,It made me delete a bunch of codec to install,
After the install,The movie wouldnt play again,So I re installed the All in one but still nothing,
Ive tried several movies,restarting,but no go.
The original movies played perfect everytime so far
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uninstall the codec, reboot, reinstall the codec. then update your video and sound drivers. if your running a newer video card, especially nvidia make sure your gart driver is updated.
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I uninstalled the Lite codec pack,and rebooted,I have no Idea how to update the video and Audio cards,And have know Idea what a gart is.

My windows updates are current,The computer is kinda old and origanaly came with WIN98

I wasnt sure if you wanted me to uninstall the All in 1 codec pac so I still have it,burnt movies wont play at all but new movies still play fine
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well lets figure out what codecs are required to play those movies.

http://www.videohelp.com/play#identify

just follow the instructions and it will tell you what codecs you need.
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I couldnt use the program that tells what codec i needed on my computer I was having problems with,It just locks up,but i did use it on my main computer.

It only gave me a video codec,MPEG2 (svcd/dvd) so i installed Descaler with no luck
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these burned movies, what are they? dvd's? movies converted to play on your dvd player?
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The movies are back ups to my originals,I burned them with DVD decripter,DVD shrink and Nero,They always worked with my laptop,and almost every DVD player.

Like I said,I had computer problems,I consulted this site for them,but ran out of time and called a guy to come over,He reformated my main computer and upgraded my laptop to XP from 98,Unfortunately I work on a boat,Im gone at sea for months at a time,so when i came back everything was done except,my P2P wont work on my laptop,which I understand you dont help with,My printer wouldnt work with my laptop on my network,and I couldnt watch my burnt DVDs on my laptop,sorry im computer stupid,I know its a software problem but dont know how to fix it.
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ok, that answers a lot of questions and gives us a direction to go. Do you have nero installed and what version is it?
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I have Nero on my main computer but not my laptop that im having problems with,It doesnt have a burner.

I beleive I used Nero express to burn them,but when the tech reformated my main computer a different version was installed,but I havent made any copies since then
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