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twatson

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When i want to watch a video clip through windows media player it doesnt work, well, all i get is sound but no picture. Im not sure whats wrong. Anyone got any ideas?

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This can be caused by a missing codec for the video you're trying to play. A codec is basically a bunch of files that tells Media Player how to decode a video and put it on the screen. Files can be encoded in any one of a couple of dozen if not more codecs, so usually if you can't play a certain file it's encoded in a fashion that the player can't yet understand.

What video is it and where online is it please?
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