Codecs not working with WMP 11 - Help!

07-14-2008 07:17 PM
gonzo7

I am having some problems playing video with my Windows Media Player 11 no matter what codecs or codec packs I have installed.

One example is I have a video that G-spot says is Xvid, G-spot says the codec is installed (and I do, I have Xvid 1.1.3 installed). When I try to play the video in WMP 11, it only plays audio, no video. I can play the same video in WMP Classic tho.

I am running a laptop with Vista. I can play the exact same trouble videos on my desktop that is also running Vista (and K-lite). I have tried K-lite, ACE, CCCP, etc on the laptop to no avail.

Another trouble video G-spot says the codec is WMV1, Name WMP v7.

I’m not sure why this is happening or how to fix it, any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,


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07-15-2008 05:40 AM
lastdance
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this is caused by WMP11, it can support some codecs. You can use KMPlayer to play it, reply

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07-15-2008 11:37 PM
gonzo7

What is strange is WMP11 on my Vista desktop plays the videos just fine.

Could something have happened like the player isnt seeing the codec or something? reply

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10-15-2008 02:39 PM
helpy helperton

Try updating your video drivers. reply

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