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Problem with video files


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#1 Vicktor_94

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 08:44 AM

OK, so when I finish my video files downloads, I cannot open them.
It either says that the file cannot be opened or it plays 2-3 secs of the movie and then starts again....over and over again and i cannot just play it from a further point.
BS players says that the file cannot be opened. Quicktime player says that the format is incorrect, as does WMP. What should I do ? I Just reinstalled the latest k-lite codec pack and it's the same thing.
I'm downloading those files with BitComet.
Windows xp sp2

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#2 frankp316

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 11:07 AM

Try VLC.



http://www.videolan.org/

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Posted 18 March 2010 - 02:35 PM

Try powering down your router for about thirty seconds, turning it back on, rebooting your computer, and downloading your files again. It sounds like you're dropping packets; not enough for the system to see the file as corrupted, but enough to screw up playback.

Also, consider the possibility that your source has a damaged copy to begin with, and maybe it's time to find a new one.




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