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Black screen When I open windows media player and try to play a video the screen freezes for a secon then goes black, I can't so anything but dump it..please I could do with some help

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You are probably trying to play codec that is not supported by media center.

download the latest media player or google media player classic (better alternative) then download the klite codecs then you will be good to go.

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