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RandyLeahey

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My windows media player can no longer play .avi files after i unwittingly removed a codec pack that was installed by someone else :tazz: . ive tried installing other codec packs but none seem to be getting my media player back to the ways it was.
this is the error msg i get "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file."
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Michael

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Go tools<options<File type and check if .avi is ticked. Uninstalling the pulgin might have changed it.
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RandyLeahey

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.avi was ticked when i looked, any other ideas?
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Besides reinstall the plugin, you might wan't to think about getting a different media player. You see I have seen this before and it is very hard to fix because it is built in to the operating system.

Sorry I can't help but I went through this with someone else and he never fix it despite several pages of posts and many days. getting a new media player will be easyer for every one.

Edited by Michael Buckley, 17 August 2005 - 04:12 AM.

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hmmm yeah, i wouldnt even mind that but i tried my winamp to and thats not even working, i also tried divx player but the sound was all jumpy and i tried this BsPlayer and only video works on it no sound, so im at a loss here....
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How dose Quicktime go, never heard of the ones that you listed.
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WOAH thats one h3ll of a mess.... :tazz: :) :)

Edited by somepeoplearebornleet, 17 August 2005 - 04:24 AM.

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error msg from quick time, she goes like this "Quick Time is missing the software required to display this movie file. Unfortunately, it is not available on the Quick Time server"
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i dont know how i did this by removing a single kazaa codec pack...!
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Kazaa? How could Kazaa do this?

Edited by somepeoplearebornleet, 17 August 2005 - 04:26 AM.

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yeah, kazaa light codec pack
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my bad.... K-Lite codec pack, sorry
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Does System Restore work?
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I think that Kazza has let something into your computer what Anti virus/spyware scaners to you have.
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im going to try the system restore right now
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