i can get sound but no video on some avi

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Hey everyone for some odd reason i went to visit this dating site i check out quite often. People make videos of themselves and some are in mpg format or avi format or wmv format etc. Some avi videos i can see and hear on WMP10. Also there are some i can hear but not see on WMP10. I even tried the ones i can hear but cant see on Winamp and its the same issue. I never had this problem before. I can view and hear any avi movie or tv show i download off the net but with these videos from this dating site i cant see but hear.

I never ever had this issue before. Could it be WMP10? I asked some other people in a computer help message board and they say no cause then the issue would have been with WMP9.

Well let me know the answers if you have any.

Thanks. reply

09-08-2004 12:54 AM

Use one of the tools on this page to find out the codec used by the avi. (My favorite is gspot)
http://www.moviecodec.com/questions/neededcodec.html reply

09-08-2004 04:51 AM

Thanks it fixed the issue. reply

09-08-2004 05:24 PM

I have the same problem. I cannot see video on an avi. I have downloaded Gspot, and it says my computer has all the necessary codecs and such to play this file, it also reders sucessfully. But, when I open Windows Media player (and classic), or WinAmp it wont show any video. Any ideas? reply

01-15-2005 11:29 AM
3 posts

I dont know i just used gspot to see what codecs the avi file has and i installed them on the pc. reply

01-15-2005 02:56 PM


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