What codec do the files in question use... ? I'm assuming XVID below, but
without a pointer to afflicted content, I'm just assuming. Which precise
decoder are you using? What build of Vista?
Do they work in wmplayer.exe*32?
Windows Media Development Team (speaking for myself only)
for some helpful WMP info.
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"Tony" <Tony@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Yes, it took me a while, but after reading some other forums I saw that
> that worked for some people. However, it did not work on my machine. I
> verified multiple files, but they all had the same result.
> "zachd [MSFT]" wrote:
>> You would need to install a 64bit version of the codec you want. I
>> there is a 64bit version of Koepi Xvid - have you tried that?
>> Windows Media Development Team (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
>> "Tony" <Tony@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >I also have a problem with Vista 64 in playing XVID avi files. I have
>> > the ffdShow and the Koepi Xvid 1.1 (one at at time by uninstalling one
>> > before
>> > installing the other) and WMP 11 says that it cannot find the codec. I
>> > downloaded GSpot to check if it could process the file, but Gspot
>> > crashes
>> > while loading the codec library saying that it could not process
>> > because
>> > of
>> > "Unknown video codec #7". I downloaded the VLC player, and I am able to
>> > play
>> > the files just fine so I think there is something wrong in Vista. I
>> > tried
>> > turning off UAC, but this did change the outcome.
>> > Tony
>> > "blupaul" wrote:
>> >> Hi all, am using the new 64bit Vista Beta 2 trial system and am
>> >> currently unable to play any avi files. When using Windows Media
>> >> Player
>> >> I only get the sound with no video displayed.
>> >> I have tried installing the K-Lite Codec pack which didn't help and
>> >> also tried installing the Divx package with codecs and player. Once
>> >> again Media player only gives audio with no video, and when using the
>> >> Divx player the same only audio no video.
>> >> I was hoping someone had worked out how to view and run these files
>> >> successfully, any help or references to other web locations greatly
>> >> appreciated.
>> >> Cheers
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