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probs with windows media player

Discussion in 'PC Support Archive' started by vI G3NoCiD3 ii, Feb 6, 2010 with 5 replies and 131 views.

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  1. vI G3NoCiD3 ii

    vI G3NoCiD3 ii Newbie

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    Ive downloaded couple of films which it doesnt pick up the codecs, anyone know how i can view them?

     
  2. STRATEGIZER

    STRATEGIZER Getting There

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    try VLC player but im pretty sure windows media player will play almost anything. what type of file are you trying to play in WMP
     
  3. Soviet Pro

    Soviet Pro Enthusiast

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    I'll correct you on that.

    Windows Media Player has to be the worst media player.

    VideoLAN's VLC Player is the best out there, with playing every format on the web. Plus it's free.

    If, however you're not going to switch, download some more codecs:

    CCCP - Combined Community Codec Pack

    Enjoy.:rolleyes:
     
  4. JoeMal

    JoeMal Retired Retired

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    Pretty much this
     
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    vI G3NoCiD3 ii

    vI G3NoCiD3 ii Newbie

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    think it was r5 files or some crap but thanks for the help guys
     
  6. ChiefJoboo

    ChiefJoboo Enthusiast

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    i downloaded this codec pack from cnet, and im actually very impressed with it. and it comes with windows media player classic, with all of those oldschool options.
    it will probally help you with the not being able to play your video in wmp.

    IF all else fails, format factory can format it for you so you can view it in whatever player you like.

    Code:
    http://download.cnet.com/Windows-Essentials-Media-Codec-Pack/3000-13632_4-11054485.html
     

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