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Sound and image, missing codecs

I just bought a HP Pavilion dv7-1080eo Entertainment Notebook PC with Windows Vista, I believe it's the Home edition.

But when i want to play video files in Windows Media Centre and WindowsMedia Player, I get the message that I'm missing codeks. Sometimes Iwill get picture, but never sound. The message will appear with theimage, but as I click ok it the player shuts down.

I know VCL is an option, but I would rather have the Media Player and Center working the way it should.

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  • Eva G Dec 01, 2008

    I did as Dipu007 recommented and now the Windows Media Centre, but Windows Media Player will only play the sound and not the video file.

  • Eva G Dec 01, 2008

    I followed the first solution and Windows Media Centre finally works, but Windows Media Player will only play the sound, no image.

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You have to first download K-Lite codec pack from here....
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Codec-Packs-Video-Codecs/KLite-Codec-Pack.shtml

install it ...

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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    Sibananda Jena Dec 01, 2008

    OK ,then try to use another player KM player ..which is free...

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