Re: age of empires 3

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Bob Bell

I solved this prob by going to majorgeeks.com and downloading the k lite
codec pack and installing it. this has the fraunhofer codec's in it plus a
lot of others. haven't had any probs with any sound or video formats since.

"Night Owl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> my system plays mp3's fine, i had an onboard sound chip, and replaced it
> with a audigy to rule out the old sound chip. still dont like me
>
> ok this is the exact message
>
> the fraunhofer iis mpeg layer - 3 codec (13codecx.ax) cannot be found on
> this computer. it is a required component of microsoft directshow, and is
> required for proper sound playback in age of empires 3. please quit out
> and reinstall this codec befor continuing. if you choose to continue, an
> alternative audio codec may be used which may cause problems including
> choppy sound, delayed sound and possible game crashes.
>
> then i get the option to attempt to run or exit game.
> .........................................................................................
>
> now i found the following on the eso website. but this does not work also
>
> The missing file is one that comes standard with windows. It may have been
> deleted by the user, or possibly with the installation of a codec pack.
> Here is what you can do to restore the missing Fraunhofer codec
> (l3codecx.ax):
>
> 1. Insert your Windows XP disk.
> 2. Go to Start->run
> 3. run: expand e:\i386\l3codecx.ax_ c:\Windows\system32\l3codecx.ax
> 4. run: regsvr32 l3codecx.ax
>
> Substituting the proper drive letter and system path.
>
> Alternatively, you can copy the file from another machine (from the
> Windows\system32 directory) and then do step 4.
>
>
> what to do?????
>
>
>
>
> "Night Owl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> every time i try to run aoe3 i get a dialouge box saying that the mp3
>> codec is missing..
>> if i select run anyways, it works fine..
>>
>> i have installed an mp3 codec and still get the same dialouge prompt.
>>
>> any ideas on this one??..
>>
>> thanks
>>

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Nightowl

yeah i downloaded the fraunhofer codec and installed it... still get the
same problem..
just doesnt see it..


"Bob Bell" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]
>I solved this prob by going to majorgeeks.com and downloading the k lite
>codec pack and installing it. this has the fraunhofer codec's in it plus a
>lot of others. haven't had any probs with any sound or video formats since.
>
> "Night Owl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
>> my system plays mp3's fine, i had an onboard sound chip, and replaced it
>> with a audigy to rule out the old sound chip. still dont like me
>>
>> ok this is the exact message
>>
>> the fraunhofer iis mpeg layer - 3 codec (13codecx.ax) cannot be found on
>> this computer. it is a required component of microsoft directshow, and is
>> required for proper sound playback in age of empires 3. please quit out
>> and reinstall this codec befor continuing. if you choose to continue, an
>> alternative audio codec may be used which may cause problems including
>> choppy sound, delayed sound and possible game crashes.
>>
>> then i get the option to attempt to run or exit game.
>> .........................................................................................
>>
>> now i found the following on the eso website. but this does not work also
>>
>> The missing file is one that comes standard with windows. It may have
>> been deleted by the user, or possibly with the installation of a codec
>> pack. Here is what you can do to restore the missing Fraunhofer codec
>> (l3codecx.ax):
>>
>> 1. Insert your Windows XP disk.
>> 2. Go to Start->run
>> 3. run: expand e:\i386\l3codecx.ax_ c:\Windows\system32\l3codecx.ax
>> 4. run: regsvr32 l3codecx.ax
>>
>> Substituting the proper drive letter and system path.
>>
>> Alternatively, you can copy the file from another machine (from the
>> Windows\system32 directory) and then do step 4.
>>
>>
>> what to do?????
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> "Night Owl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>> news:[email protected]
>>> every time i try to run aoe3 i get a dialouge box saying that the mp3
>>> codec is missing..
>>> if i select run anyways, it works fine..
>>>
>>> i have installed an mp3 codec and still get the same dialouge prompt.
>>>
>>> any ideas on this one??..
>>>
>>> thanks
>>>

>>

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