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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.

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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