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No sound with .mpg file

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by DKTaber, Feb 8, 2007.

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  1. DKTaber

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    I searched this forum for "mpg sound" and found several threads dealing with problems getting sound with .mpg files, but no responses worked for my problem. I recently received an e-mail with the file "TheKnack.mpg" attached. When I play it, the video is fine, but there is no sound. I forwarded the message with attachment to several friends and asked them to tell me if when they played it they got sound. All did. I don't.

    When I got the message, I had Windows Media Player 10 on my system (rolled back from 11 which I find sloooooow). So I tried updating to ver. 11. Didn't solve the problem.

    All other files with audio play just fine; it's only this one .mpg file that does not play the audio. Am I overlooking some setting or something?
     
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    No and I had never heard of it. But after getting your response, I downloaded and installed it. When I play the subject file, I get both video and audio. . . but the video is so dark you can barely make it out and I could find no way to brighten the screen. Tell me how one can do that.
     
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    It was just a test ...... sounds like might be a codec issue with Windows player....what ever they used to code it is what codec you need.

    Try this but create a Restore point first

    http://www.headbands.com/gspot/download.html
     
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    Mr Tabor Did you solve your problem? I am having the same issues with the same Dilbert animation, "The Knack"
     
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    In my case the external WMP 11 issue was solved by changing the options at tools / options / devices / speakers / properties and setting it to Realtec rather than the default. However, I do still have the issue with embedded wmv players using mono sound like all the www.CNN.com videos.
     
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