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My previous computer used Windows XP and I saved a bunch of videos in the .wmv format. My new computer used Vista Home and I can't open these videos. What do I need to do?

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  • Gerald Gier Sep 05, 2010

    i have installed VLC and The KLite Mega Codex...Can't get either one to work...I have been selecting the video file and selecting "open with" and then one of these programs..I get a message that the file extension is not supported.

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You need to install a code packs or use another player like Vlc Player.

You can download KLite Mega Codec packs here (click here), install it and restart your computer.

Another option is Vlc Media Player which supports almost all media types.. (click here to download).

Don't ignore to restart your computer once they are installed, you'll be able to play all media types on your computer.


If you need further help ,let me know.

Good luck.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

  • Lebanon Raingam
    Lebanon Raingam Sep 06, 2010

    Thanks for 1 big thumb. I don't wanna continue. Good luck.

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How to convert Flip video to youtube with Flip Video Converter on windows7,vista,xp?

Do you want to upload your flip videos to YouTube and enjoy personalized videos with your family and friends? YouTube accepts a wide range of video file formats: Windows Media Video (.WMV), .3GP (cell phones), .AVI (windows), .MOV (mac), .MP4 (ipod/psp), .MPEG, .FLV (adobe flash), .MKV (h.264)?
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How to convert Flip video to youtube with Flip Video Converter on windows7,vista,xp?

Step 1.Save Flip video to your computer
Connect your Flip video Camcorder to your computer, open FlipShare, and click Save to Computer icon at the bottom, your flip videos will be saved on your computer.
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Click "ADD..." button or "File" to add flip video files that you would like to convert.
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Step 4.Setup output options
Click Profile drop down list to select output format for youtube,we select "Common video"-"Flv File(*.flv)" like below.


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Tick "Merge into one file" option next to output box, you'll get a whole file from multiple flip video files.


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Trim: By setting the start time and end time for flip video, you can get your most wanted video clips.
Crop: Drag and drop the dashed-lines around the video, you can cut out the unwanted video parts.
Effects: You can get personalized videos by adding vivid effects to, like Gray, Emboss, and Old film.

Step 7.Click Start Button at the bottom of the Window to start conversion
Ok, we have already finished the whole process of converting Flip Video files to YouTube format. Now, You will experience a new lifestyle. Just Free download and enjoy it.

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Import Flip Video to Windows Movie Maker and Edit Flip Video with WMM


indows Movie Maker is a very useful application to edit videos, and it has many features such as effects, transitions, titles/credits, audio track, timeline, narration and so on. However, if you want to edit flip videos using Windows Movie Maker, you will have to convert flip video to Windows Movie Maker supported video formats such as ASF, AVI and WMV. Then you will need a flip video to Windows Movie Maker Converter. Doremisoft Flip Converter can do the job perfectly. The following two parts will guide you through the steps to convert flip video to Windows Movie Maker and edit flip video with Windows Movie Maker.
Part One:Convert flip video to Windows Movie Maker
If you are running a Windows OS, download Flip Converter here.
If you are running a Mac OS, download Flip Converter for Mac here.
Now, let’s take Flip Converter for Mac as an example and see how to convert flip video to Windows Movie Maker supported format, for example, WMV.
Step 1: Add flip videos
Click the "Add File" button to add the flip videos you want to edit.

Step 2: Select the WMV format from the Profile list as the output format.
Click the Profile drop-up list, point to Common Video and scroll down to WMV and click on it.

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Click the "Start" button on the lower right of the interface to start converting flip video to WMV.
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Step4: Add transitions. Select "View Video Transitions" from the left panel. Drag the transitions you prefer into the middle box of the storyboard.
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For a detailed guide of how to use Windows Movie Maker, you can download Windows Movie Maker Tutorial here.
For easy video editing, you can just use Doremisoft Flip Video Converter, click here to see how.

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My Disney Mix Max says that it will take wmv video files from my computer. I've tried it a few different times. It seems to put it on the device but when you try to play it my Mix Max Screen says ''File...


Download and install the Window Media Encoder.
1.1 To make WMV content, you should download Windows Media Encoder from the
Microsoft Website to download Windows Media Encoder 9 Series.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/forpros/encoder/default.mspx
File name: WMEncoder.exe
1.2 Then, install the Windows Media Encoder.
2. Procedure of convert video file to WMP9.
2.1 Open the Windows Media Encoder software
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“Convert a file” Icon and click “OK”.
2.3 Then select and choose the input source (WMV file) and the output file on the File
Selection Dialog Box. After that click “Next”.
2.4 Select “Pocket PC” for the contents distribution and click “Next”.
2.5 Select “Pocket PC standard video (CBR)” for the video and select “CD quality audio
(CBR)” for the audio, then click “Next”.
2.6 Input the contents (i.e. Title, Author, etc) as desired then click “Next”.
2.7 When the Setting Review Dialog Box appear, click “Finish”. Then the input WMV file
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2.8 Then press “Stop” icon as soon as encoding is started.
2.9 Then the Encoding Results will pop up on screen, click “Close” to close the
Encoding Results dialog box.
2.10 Click on “Properties” tab.
2.11 Then the “Session Properties” dialog box will appear on screen.
2.12 click on the “compression” tab and then click the “Edit” box.
2.13 For the Custom Encoding Settings, under “General”, make sure to set the media
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Media Video 9”.
Then click on the “259Kbps” tab.
2.14 Please be sure you must follow the below setting, otherwise, the DMP9050 will not play
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Audio format: 128 kbps, 48 kHz, stereo CBR
Video size: 220 x 176
Frame: 30 fps
Video bit rate: 384K bps
Key frame interval: 5 sec
Decoder complexity: Simple
NOTE: Make sure the setting is correct before starting the encoding process,
otherwise, the DMP9050 will not play for the WMV 9 files.
When finish the settings, click “OK”.
2.15 Click on “Apply” to access the setting, then click on “Start Encoding”.
2.16. When the Pop up dialog box appear, click “Yes” to start the encoding process.
2.17 Encoding in progress, the process time depend on the size of WMV files.
2.18 When it is finished, the Encoding Results dialog box will appear. Click “Close” and the
output WMV file can be played by the DMP9050.

if you have Vista with Windows Media 10 or later by default, then you will need to install the Windows 9 library runtimes. It can be done. This works on XP and Vista

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Windows xp/vista issues


You probably didn't finalize CD you burned from XP. Insert the CD into an XP computer and see if you can file the files.

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Windows XP Pro installed but computer boots to Home Edition


It sure is possible.
I would take it back to them and demand that WINXP Pro is put back in there and it boot correctly
They saved about 50 bucks putting in WINXP Home.

Sounds like a bunch of rookies trying to pull a fast one.

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