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My Dell Computer can no longer open e-mail files with a mp3 or a wmv ending, when I ask for web help it says I have a cood1197 problem ? Downloading WMP 11 didn't help. My Norton Antivirus allowed the download and said there was no problem with the source ? Can something else be causing this problem. Thanks, Ken

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Well, you may still have an anomoly even if you have Norton Antivirus on the system.

Restore to an earlier time when the machine was functioning, and you may be pleasantly surprised on being able to open email files and .mp3 or .wmv files.

Good luck to you.

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

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