Go to Windows Media Player and open up the Help menu, click About, click
Technical Support Information . It will list out your installed MPEG and
MPEG2 decoders in a neat list. That's really valuable information and that
list is also consumed by Movie Maker. So-- there really is potential value
in answering this question, and it shouldn't be too difficult. Making sense
of that list may be, but that's why people like myself are here. =)
Speaking for myself only.
for some helpful WMP info.
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"Detlev" <Detlev@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> sorry to say, but I have no idea at all, which codecs are installed or how
> to find out or how to re-install them. I know that they're important, but
> that's all.
> Media player works fine without any error messages, it's just a problem to
> import those files into movie maker, even those which came along with
> maker as demo files. So I assume it can't be the files, but it must be
> irritation in movie maker.
> BTW: thanks to all for your replies and your assistance.
> "zachd [MSFT]" wrote:
>> According to WMP's Help:About:Technical Support Information, what
>> codecs does it say you have installed?
>> Speaking for myself only.
>> See http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html for some helpful WMP info.
>> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no