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#1 multiman

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 12:01 PM

i had to install a new hard drive and when i go to play some old media files windows medea player says "aquiring codec" then sorry but it has to shut down. where can i get my old codec back from?

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 01:00 PM

I suggest VLC Player: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
No more worries about codecs.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 01:10 PM

...and if you want to use WMP as your player, I would suggest downloading the K-Lite Codec Pack, Full Version.

I use WMP and this is the only codec pack I have ever installed to facilitate enjoying media files.

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