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Cant watch films on Acer A110

I have put ripped films onto a flash drive but my Acer Netbook will not play them saying there is an error with the codex.

I can listen to the film but i can not watch it.

This is so frustrating and i can not seem to down load the VLC media player i watch them on on my normal laptop,

Help, how can i get this problem sorted, i am going on holiday this weekend and watn to watch films on the netbook.

Thanks

Fiona

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Hi I am Vortash .. I have to say that some ripped dvds just dont work plain and simlple the electronic watermark adds code to copied media and stops you playing it .. I find it is better to find a DIVX site and use there downloads not only are the films smaller than the VLC , Flv and AVi format but they are usually much better quality also . I think from the sounds of it you are running XP and are trying to download a beta VLC that is why your set is not accepting it as you have not yet got a beta system if you are running Vista it may be a possible conflict with media center ,try looking on Bit torrent for an earlier VLC .. or go to http://www.stagevu.com to see all the films you want and download Divx from http://www.divx.com hope this is of help REgards Vortash

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You need to install or reinstall the video codec.
You can download this from the Internet.
Use this link.

http://www.free-codecs.com/

Posted on May 29, 2009

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