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WMV Files won't play

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Fraternal, Aug 2, 2006.

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  1. Fraternal

    Fraternal Thread Starter

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    I recently re-installed Windows XP Media Centre Edition after it became corrupted. The problem is, I can no longer play wmv files.

    Whenever I open them it says the file is not supported.

    Is there a dirver that I failed to re-install?
     
  2. Fraternal

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    Can anyone help me with this, it's a really big problem.

    Aling with what I initially said, Firefox also doesn't seem to recognise that I've got WMP installed and whever I open a video in it, it asks me to install it.
     
  3. ebookmania

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    Yes i think you need to re-install the driver.
     
  4. ebookmania

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    Either if possible you format the system and install a fresh win x p or else u download real player to play those files
     
  5. new tech guy

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    It could be a missing codec, I may be able to help your firefox situation though. The reason firefox does not detect windows media is because it does not use activex however i plugin to it like ietab will definitely fix that problem. Can download it here: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1419/
    And i know about a codec pack which i will look into to see if it has the wmv codec in it. I have seen it in another thread and kudos to the user who posted it. I will post it soon as i look it up.
     
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