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Help: Windows does not play any media files.

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Kyal, Jul 11, 2007.

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  1. Kyal

    Kyal Thread Starter

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    When i open Media files such as mpg and avi in WMP I get a Black screen where the video should be, but i get the sound of the videos. This also happens in Winamp and in Windows Movie Maker. I first thought it may have been because all of my videos are encoded into DivX and my free DivX trial had run out, so i purchased DivX permanently but the videos are still not working.
    I can still play movies on QuickTime.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. emoric

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    Has the media played on another computer?
     
  3. Kyal

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    No it hasn't.
     
  4. emoric

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    So the same media you are trying to play on one computer didn't play on another computer?
    I mean, have you tried it on another pc?

    Ha, I think I just confused myself a bit.
     
  5. Kyal

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    Ha ha, Yeah thats right, its off my video camera and i have previously been able to play it on my computer.
     
  6. emoric

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    You need to make sure you have all of your correct video codecs installed.
    Good luck!
     
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