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Everytime I will try to play the movies that I have in my external hard drive, there is an error codec required. Is there a problem in the hard drive itself? Or I just need to download a software for my computer? Do I need to reformat the hard drive? Thank you!

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You need to install codecs on your computer so you can watch the movies. You can find your type of codec here:

If you don't know what type of codec you may need for a movie, install G-Spot :
and check the video file you want to see for the FourCC code, see here:

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