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Problem opening videos

I m not able to play videos on my compaq laptop.when i play them on media player i can only hear the sound with any picture.please solve my problem

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Hi

Windows Media Player can't deal with some "compressed" video formats without special "codecs". A codec is a piece of software that allows a computer to encode/decode various video formats.

Please go here and download and install the free codec pack for Vista. That should sove your problems. :-)

http://majorgeeks.com/Vista_Codec_Package_d5326.html

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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