Error messege :Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type

02-07-2006 09:44 PM
Justin AKA Shadowwww

i downloaded this show and its a avi but i cant play it ..and everytime i try to this messege comes up.“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." any ideas on how i could watch this show? reply

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02-08-2006 03:32 PM
Grobyspeed

I have the same problem, an avi. clip from a digital camera that will not play in either windows media player, or realplayer.

IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE WHO CAN HELP??? reply

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02-09-2006 03:24 PM
daviencle
46 posts

you need to download a codec for windows media player (or any other)goto www.free-codecs.com and d/load ffdshow (top left collum) this should sort it reply

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10-11-2006 02:49 PM
Dankir

Here download this. Its called Videolan VLC movie player, plays about everything you throw at it and its free too.

http://www.gigasize.com/get.php/109538/vlc-0.8.5-win32.exe

thats the link, enjoy! reply

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01-09-2010 09:08 AM
gre

sdas reply

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06-29-2010 03:20 PM
farida

my media player can’t play any movie i download from any movies download program or site reply

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09-23-2010 08:38 PM
windows guru team

fix windows media player not working issue online
www.windows-guru.net reply

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10-16-2010 05:23 AM
ameer

i like kats reply

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10-15-2014 09:49 AM
GGaia
5 posts

Download the latest codecs for WMP. Then if you’re still having problems with the avi file. Download a free program called Mpeg4modifier. Drop or load the avi in it, and make sure the bitstream is packed. Just click 'yes' if it’s not packed. reply

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