can't play .mvk files, possible too many codecs?

I’ve been trying to play some .mkv files and I’ve read countless posts here and other forums and I’m having not luck. I think my problem may be that I have too many codecs and such installed. Below is a list of the video and audio codecs that I have installed (at least that I know of, I got the list from the control panel Sounds and Audio Devices and clicking on the Hardware tab

Audio Codecs:
IMA ADPCM Audio CODEC
Microsoft ADPCM Audio CODEC
Microsoft CCITT G.711 Audio CODEC
Microsoft GSM 6.10 Audio CODEC
DSP Group TruSpeech(TM) Audio CODEC
msg723.acm
DivX Audio Codec
Sipro Lab Telecom Audio Codec
Fraunhofer IIS MP3 Codec (Advanced)
Indeo audio software
AC3ACM v1.2 Adio Codec
Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec
DivX ;-) Aduio Compressor
Lame ACM MP3 Codec
Fraunhofer IIS MP3 Codec (Professional) Radium
Windows Media Audio 4.1.0.3920

Video Codecs:
Cinepak Codec by Radius Inc.
DivX 6.1.1 Codec
ffdshow Video Codec
Huffyuv Lossless Codec 2.2.0.1
Indeo codec by Intel
Indeo video 5.10
ir41_32.ax
iyuv_32.dll
Microsoft RLE Codec
Mircosoft Video 1
msh261.drv
msh263.drv
msyuv.dll
On2 VP6.6.4.2 Video Codec
Windows Media Video 9.0.1.369
x264 H.264/AVC Codec r449
Xvid 1.1 Video Codec

As you can see I have way too many, I *think* Problem is I’m not sure which to remove and which to keep. Any help?? reply



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Ok, I dunno if this will help anybody with my problem but here is the .txt file after using MatroskaDiag to see what is needed:


Matroska file info : C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv
File size : 202.25 MB
File complete : yes
Duration : 00:24:45.236
Writing application : mkvmerge v1.5.5 ('Another White Dash') built on Feb 13 2006 21:02:37
Muxing application : libebml v0.7.3 + libmatroska v0.7.6
Date : 2005-04-14 02:13:21.000
Tracks : 4
Track 1 : Video

Codec : Microsoft VFW compatibility mode (V_MS/VFW/FOURCC)
Fourcc : XviD MPEG-4 codec (XVID)
Possible filter : Xvid
Installed : yes, in C:\WINDOWS\System32\xvid.ax
Link : http://www.xvid.org
Possible filter : ffdshow
Installed : yes, in C:\Program Files\Matroska Pack\ffdshow\ffdshow.ax (1.0.2.3)
Link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow
Language : Undetermined (und)
Pixel Width : 704
Pixel Height : 396
Track 2 : Audio

Codec : MPEG Audio 1, 2, 2.5 Layer III (A_MPEG/L3)
Possible filter : MP3 Fraunhofer Filter
Installed : yes, in C:\WINDOWS\System32\l3codecx.ax (1.5.0.50)
Install comments : Already installed with Windows.
Language : Japanese (jpn)
Sampling Frequency : 48000
Channels : 2
Track 3 : Subtitles

Codec : Advanced SubStation Alpha (S_TEXT/ASS)
Possible filter : VSFilter/DVobSub
Installed : yes, in C:\Program Files\LD-Anime\MKV\VSFilter.dll (1.0.1.3)
Link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/guliverkli
Language : English (eng)
Track 4 : Subtitles

Codec : UTF-8 Plain Text (S_TEXT/UTF8)
Possible filter : VSFilter/DVobSub
Installed : yes, in C:\Program Files\LD-Anime\MKV\VSFilter.dll (1.0.1.3)
Link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/guliverkli
Language : English (eng)


DirectShow RenderFile check :
Matroska Splitter : Gabest’s Matroska Splitter

Installed : yes, in C:\Program Files\LD-Anime\MKV\MatroskaSplitter.ax (1.0.2.7)
Can be created : yes
Matroska Splitter : Haali’s New Matroska Splitter

Installed : yes, in C:\Program Files\Matroska Pack\haali\splitter.ax
Can be created : yes
RenderFile with DirectShow : OK
Filters in graph: : 7

Default DirectSound Device - DirectSound Audio Renderer {79376820-07D0-11CF-A24D-0020AFD79767} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\quartz.dll (6.5.1.907)
Video Renderer - Video Mixing Renderer {B87BEB7B-8D29-423F-AE4D-6582C10175AC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\quartz.dll (6.5.1.907)
ffdshow Audio Decoder {0F40E1E5-4F79-4988-B1A9-CC98794E6B55} - C:\Program Files\Matroska Pack\ffdshow\ffdshow.ax (1.0.2.3)
DirectVobSub (auto-loading version) {9852A670-F845-491B-9BE6-EBD841B8A613} - C:\Program Files\LD-Anime\MKV\VSFilter.dll (1.0.1.3)
ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder {04FE9017-F873-410E-871E-AB91661A4EF7} - C:\Program Files\Matroska Pack\ffdshow\ffdshow.ax (1.0.2.3)
Matroska Splitter {149D2E01-C32E-4939-80F6-C07B81015A7A} - C:\Program Files\LD-Anime\MKV\MatroskaSplitter.ax (1.0.2.7)
C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv - File Source (Async.) {E436EBB5-524F-11CE-9F53-0020AF0BA770} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\quartz.dll (6.5.1.907)


DirectShow detailed rendering :
0> MyRenderFile : C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv
0> Creation of GraphBuilder : OK
0> Creation of FilterMapper2 : OK
15> Adding graph to ROT : OK
31> Creation of source filter : OK
31> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output)
31> Filters matching mediatype : DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), MainConcept MPEG Splitter, Matroska Splitter, RealMedia Splitter, Nero Splitter, CyberLink MPEG-1 Splitter, CyberLink MPEG-2 Splitter, MainConcept MPEG Audio Decoder, ASX v.2 file Parser, DivX Demux, .RAM file Parser, WavPack Audio Splitter, AVI Splitter, AC3 Parser Filter, ASX file Parser, NSC file Parser, MPEG-2 Demultiplexer, QuickTime Movie Parser, Ogg Splitter, True Audio Splitter, Nero Video Decoder, Nero DVD Decoder, MPEG-I Stream Splitter
31> Trying connection to DirectVobSub (auto-loading version) :
31> Failed connecting pin to DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), removing it now.
31> Trying connection to MainConcept MPEG Splitter :
31> Failed connecting pin to MainConcept MPEG Splitter, removing it now.
31> Trying connection to Matroska Splitter :
31> OK, connected to (Input)Matroska Splitter
31> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Undetermined (Video 1))
46> Filters matching mediatype : ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder, DivX Decoder Filter, DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), Video Renderer, XviD MPEG-4 Video Decoder, AVI Decompressor, Nero Video Decoder, Nero DVD Decoder
46> Trying connection to ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder :
46> OK, connected to (In)ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder
46> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Undetermined (Video 1)) -> ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder(Out)
46> Filters matching mediatype : ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder, DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), Video Renderer, AVI Decompressor, Nero Video Decoder, Nero DVD Decoder
46> Trying connection to DirectVobSub (auto-loading version) :
62> OK, connected to (Video)DirectVobSub (auto-loading version)
62> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Undetermined (Video 1)) -> ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder(Out) -> DirectVobSub (auto-loading version)(Output)
62> Filters matching mediatype : ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder, DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), Video Renderer, AVI Decompressor, Nero Video Decoder, Nero DVD Decoder
62> Trying connection to Video Renderer :
203> OK, connected to (VMR Input0)Video Renderer
203> Completed path : C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Undetermined (Video 1)) -> ffdshow MPEG-4 Video Decoder(Out) -> DirectVobSub (auto-loading version)(Output) -> Video Renderer
203> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Japanese (Audio 1))
203> Filters matching mediatype : ffdshow Audio Decoder, MPEG Layer-3 Decoder, DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), Nero Digital Audio Decoder, ACM Wrapper
203> Trying connection to ffdshow Audio Decoder :
203> OK, connected to (In)ffdshow Audio Decoder
203> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Japanese (Audio 1)) -> ffdshow Audio Decoder(Out)
203> Filters matching mediatype : ffdshow Audio Decoder, DirectVobSub (auto-loading version), MainConcept MPEG Splitter, Default DirectSound Device, Matroska Splitter, ACM Wrapper, RealMedia Splitter, Nero Splitter
203> Trying connection to DirectVobSub (auto-loading version) :
234> DirectVobSub (auto-loading version) AddFilter failed : : Unspecified error (0x80004005)
234> Trying connection to MainConcept MPEG Splitter :
234> Failed connecting pin to MainConcept MPEG Splitter, removing it now.
234> Trying connection to Default DirectSound Device :
250> OK, connected to (Audio Input pin (rendered))Default DirectSound Device
250> Completed path : C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(Japanese (Audio 1)) -> ffdshow Audio Decoder(Out) -> Default DirectSound Device
250> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(English (Subtitle 1))
250> OK, connected to (Input)DirectVobSub (auto-loading version)
250> # Rendering output pin C:\Shows\Anime\hack ROOTS\[LuPerry.com]_dot_hack_Roots_-_02v2_(704x396_xvid).[24725F5A].mkv(Output) -> Matroska Splitter(English (Subtitle 2))
250> OK, connected to (Input)DirectVobSub (auto-loading version)
250> MyRenderFile finished : OK


I’ve tried plaing this file in various differnt plaers as well, none of which work fully, some no audio some no video, some messed up audio ect. ect. reply

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