How did you reinstall the "official codecs" from MS? I wasn't aware that
What are the results for "MPEG filters" under WMP's Help:About
Support Information menu tool?
What video card do you have?
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"Jon" <jonkilleen@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I am using Windows Movie Maker on Vista SP1 and having trouble with MPEG
>files. I can import the file no problem, however, when playing it within
>WMM - the preview pane turns green and this flickers between the normal
>video and a solid green (every few milliseconds).
> Any other file supported by WMM that is imported does not have this
> problem - so enabling me to edit the video file easily. The MPEG file can
> also be viewed absolutely fine in Media Center or Media Player.
> I cannot understand why this is happening, given it's two MS applications
> and I assume the same codec. I have reinstalled the official codecs from
> MS (plus reset to default on the compatibility tab) but no change.
> Can anyone help me resolve this issue?