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I just put in a new hard drive and installed Windows XP MCE. I can't play my avi files and when I try, I get this error
"Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device. There might not be a sound device installed on your computer, it might be in use by another program, or it might not be functioning properly."

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Try to install the motherboard's driver for the sound devices...

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Can you please open My Computer, which should list yrou drives. Click on Tools>Folder Option>File Type and scroll down till you see .avi.

Click on it, and it will show you software assigned to play .avi files. If it is not Media Player, click on Change, pick Media Player out of the list, then click on Ok and close those windows.
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Save it to your deskop, or some place your can find it. Click on it and follow the prompts to install it.
If all that fails, may I suggest you download VLC, which seems to play any video file, here.
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Click on Windows, pick a mirror, download VLC, save it somewhere you can find it, and just click on it to install.
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