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?

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10-02-2007 06:23 PM
UncleBuck
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The same thing i have been facing all of a sudden.
Can anybody help us reply

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10-06-2007 04:58 AM
ANANDK74

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

http://ffdshow-tryout.sourceforge.net/

It’s some sort of multi-codec. reply

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10-06-2007 11:22 AM
Morgu

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,..so i got it from www.softpedia.com n installed it.
Once again thanx a lot. reply

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02-02-2008 04:10 PM
Cybersupam

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

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02-14-2009 09:48 AM
bongjoey

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