Media Player Closes when I try to play AVI / Xvid files?

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I need some help here! When ever I try to play an AVI or XVid file, my Windows Media Player 11 gives me the “Has encountered an error & must close” notice. This is very frustrating! Is there anything that can be done? For some reason I cant even restore my computer to an earlier date!

I’ve downloaded the files thru a bit torrent, they were from aXXo, the files used to work great, then all of a sudden I can’t open / access the files?

Please Help! reply

10-02-2007 06:23 PM
1 posts

The same thing i have been facing all of a sudden.
Can anybody help us reply

10-06-2007 04:58 AM

I had the same problem today, it was fixed when I installed ffdshow:

It’s some sort of multi-codec. reply

10-06-2007 11:22 AM

Yes, thanx a lot dude Morgu, ffdshow really works now for playing all types of avi files in my wmp11,...but for the link u gave does not work, i got it from n installed it.
Once again thanx a lot. reply

02-02-2008 04:10 PM

Thanks a lot Morgu, ffdshow fix my problem, now all avi files are playing with windows media player... i got it from Thanks again dude. reply

02-14-2009 09:48 AM


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