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My windows media aplayer classic is not playing video files. every time i try it shows missing codecs. wat do i do?

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Install DivX on your system, it could easily solve your problem, or install new version of media player or play your stuffs by other players like real player, jet audio, quick player

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I have an .avi file dvd rip xvid that dont play and when i open it,the message reads"plase ensure windows media player is upto date.please visit www.dbmovies.info to get the db codec".


The video file you have might be encoded with a codec you don't have installed.
There are codec packs which cover the most of them, so that media players can play videos.
You can try downloading the most popular I know, k-lite codec pack from here. And try to play the video again.

If you don't want to mess with codecs and stuff, you can always try downloading vlc media player, that plays nearly anything without the need of separate codecs.

Aug 24, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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Can not play all the file


WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER.or wmp.
Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a digital media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices. Editions of Windows Media Player were also released for Mac OS, Mac OS X and Solaris but development of these has since been discontinued..
although it does not support such codec..
it can play wmv.exe or avi but not flv or such other it does not support these codecs.
Codecs in Windows Media Player 10 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Collapse this tableExpand this table Codec Company Description Windows Media Audio Microsoft This codec is used to encode complex audio files, such as music files. The most recent versions of this codec are the Windows Media Audio 9 codec and the Windows Media Audio 9.1 codec. Windows Media Audio Professional Microsoft This codec is used to encode complex audio files, such as music files. This codec supports multichannel encoding and 24-bit encoding. Two versions of this codec are the Windows Media Audio 9 Professional codec and the Windows Media Audio 9.1 Professional codec. Windows Media Audio 9 Lossless Microsoft This codec is used for lossless encoding of audio files. Two versions of this codec are the Windows Media Audio 9 Lossless codec, and the Windows Media Audio 9.1 Lossless codec. Windows Media Audio 9 Voice Microsoft This codec is optimized for encoding the human voice at a high compression ratio. This codec is the preferred codec for encoding data streams that primarily consist of spoken words. For content that is a mixture of music and speech, this codec yields a very high quality audio file. Windows Media Video 9 Microsoft This codec is used to encode complex video files, such as movie files. The Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile Video codec is a version of this codec. The Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile Video codec is incorporated into advanced encoding features such as interlaced encoding. Windows Media Video 9 Screen Microsoft This codec is optimized for encoding sequential screen shots. For example, this codec is frequently used to record screen shots of monitor images of software applications. The monitor images are later used for software training. Windows Media Video 9 Image Microsoft This codec is used to convert bitmap images with the deformation information into a compressed video. Two versions of this codec are the Windows Media Video 9 Image codec, and the Windows Media Video 9 Image v2 codec.VIDEO CODECS
Video codecs in Windows XP SP2 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Collapse this tableExpand this table Codec Company Cinepak Radius (Supermac/Compression Technologies Inc.) DV Microsoft Indeo Video 3.2 Intel Indeo Video 4.5 Intel Indeo Video 5.10 Intel Indeo iYUV R2 Intel RAW YVU9 Video Driver Intel MJPEG Microsoft MPEG-1 Video Decoder Microsoft Microsoft ISO MPEG-4 V1 Decoder Microsoft Microsoft ISO MPEG-4 V1.1 Decoder Microsoft Microsoft CRAM Microsoft Microsoft MPEG-4 (V1) Microsoft Microsoft MPEG-4 (V2) Microsoft Microsoft MPEG-4 (V3) Microsoft Microsoft RLE Microsoft Windows Media Screen (V7) Microsoft Windows Media Screen (V9) Microsoft Windows Media Video Standard (V7) Microsoft Windows Media Video Standard (V8) Microsoft Windows Media Video Standard (V9) Microsoft Windows Media Video V9 Image Microsoft...

SO IT IS NOT VALID TO ALL CODECS..

















on Mar 28, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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When im playing a mouvie it show that need to codec missing, download from www.codecavil.com but i having it.


Unfortunately the video file you've downloaded is a fake,
this is a tactic created to force you to go to that website and download their "codec" (possibly a virus)

I would suggest deleting that video file and trying a different source,
if you have downloaded anything from that website I would run an antivirus and antimalware scan.

Some free software you could use:

Microsoft Security Essentials (AV)

MalwareBytes (AM)

Jun 05, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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Media players cant play my .avi movies. i copied a .avi movie from my friend's pc using a flash drive and moved it into my personal pc but my media players wont play it. it did not say it was a missing...


I assume you are using the Windows Media Player to play the .avi formats on your OS Windows PC?

If this is the case, you do not have the necessary "codecs" to play the .avi files. Download & install the latest codec package ie K-Lite Mega Codec Pack or K-Lite Codec Pack @ http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite_Mega_Codec_Pack.htm

Hope it helps.

Apr 28, 2011 | DivX AVI Codec Pack Pro

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Unable to play my MP3 files on Windows Media Player. Getting error message "The audio codec identified by the format tag 55 is required to play this file." Pls advise how to fix this. Thanks...


Dear rimpexenter

Download and install this codec pack
http://www.free-codecs.com/k_lite_mega_codec_pack_download.htm

And try to play it on media player classic(321 player).

Thanks for using FIXYA

Mar 15, 2011 | Graphics Publishing, Design & Multimedia...

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I already downloaded a video film from internet, it is a win rar file, the name of the file is; "50GreatestMagicTricks" Unfortunately I can not play it back with GOM PLAYER, BS...


win rar file is a compressed file.decompress or extract video file using WINRAR application.you will get winrar from http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm .

one of the best video player is media player classic .install k-lite megacodec from http://www.codecguide.com/download_mega.htm to get media player classic

Feb 15, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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I can not play a movie with my windows media player


You can download the latest version of Media Player Classic (K-Lite Codec) FOR FREE
It will install all the required CODEC and you can play all audio - video files.

Hope it helps!
CreativeTECH

Feb 01, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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Cant get video files to run from my media files.


You may be missing the codec to play them, if you google free video codecs and download the codec package for your operating system and install the pack it should cure the problem for you.
http://www.free-codecs.com/
try this link for various codec packs

May 08, 2010 | Magix Movie Edit Pro 14 for PC

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Cannot play flv files


Hi Jai,

Visit the link below to configure your media player to play flv files

http://www.mediacollege.com/adobe/flash/video/windows-media-player/


I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.

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Jun 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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3gp code for media player classic


Follow this link to download the 3GP player (availability 2009Oct07:
http://www.free-codecs.com/3gp_player_download.htm

If you don like to use this player to play your video file, then just uninstall it but keep the codec in your windows system so u can still play 3GP file using WMP.

YBC (/\)

Mar 18, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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