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Old 01-06-2008, 09:08 PM   #1
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I have a bunch of .avi files that just stopped working. They all previously worked but now i get the following errors:

"Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file."

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"This file does not appear to contain a Video Track"

When i view as thumbnails i could see an image of the all the files.

I have k-lite codecs installed, i have tried VLC Media Player...still doesn't work.

The files are located on various different hard drives which contain both working and non working files, so i don't think the hard drives are malfunctioning.

Please Help

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Old 01-07-2008, 12:06 AM   #2
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Download this codec and give it a try: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow

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Old 01-07-2008, 02:37 AM   #3
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WMP 11 has probably become corrupt or your codec pack so try uninstalling or repairing either.
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Old 01-07-2008, 03:07 PM   #4
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just reinstall a codec, like blackjack said it may have been corrupted.
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