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Windows vista- no sound on avi videos!

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When I try to play my much loved avi videos new and old on my new lap top (windows vista home) the images play but no sound. I can see an error message saying it needs a codec which I have downloaded but it makes no difference. Even my new digital camera video editing program does not work at all on my new lap top! It's so frustrating!

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  • Hfalcon May 30, 2008

    Hi again!



    Thanks for this -However, it hasn't worked!

    I installed the Vista codec package but again I can see the moving images of my avi's but no sound. I have Microsoft media player installed on my computer (was pre-installed on my new dell lap top which has windows vista OS).



    I also notice that my new camera has a program disk with it which I installed but it keeps popping a message that it has an error in opening the program. It works just fine on my friends Windows XP computer!



    Any more suggestions?

  • Hfalcon Jun 10, 2008

    Hey everyone,



    I installed the other codec package you directed me too, and again it didn't work. I get sound on music files so it seems odd not to get it on avi's.

    However, I miracle just happened! I bubble appeared when i turned my computer on saying about installing windows updates, so I installed it and the sound now works on avi's!



    I'm guessing that the boffins at windows have finally ironed out this issue with windows vista playing sound on avis as I think it was a really common issue.



    Thanks for your help, it was much appraciated!

  • marianne165 Aug 23, 2008

    Downloaded DIV-X Installer because I had no picture .AVI files on Vista, now the picture is there but no sound?


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Try installing mega codec pack. It works for every OS. (Xp or VIsta).
But if the problem persist, try to uninstall your audio drivers and install it in a safe mode...Good luck

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Hi you may need to install the correct codecs. If you do not have the right ones then window media is useless.

Try the codec package on this site.

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

then come back to me... and we can sort out your camera prog..

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  • boff1 May 31, 2008

    Do you get sound with anything? MP3 files etc?

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