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#1 neonick


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Posted 28 May 2007 - 08:48 PM

So I have some AVI files of some videos that I wanted but I could get them to play on VLC Media Player with Windows 2000 but they won't play when I try to watch them on Vista. All it does it show a black screen that flashes. I can hear everything, but I get no picture. Same goes for Windows Media Player. Any ideas? Maybe VLC isn't Vista compatible?

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 09:38 PM

It's supposed to be compatible, but you could try Media Player Classic


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#3 neonick

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 11:33 PM

I just tried it with no luck. It said something about Codecs not being recognized by MPC or something like that.

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Posted 29 May 2007 - 01:07 AM

Hi neonick, I had the same problem, download this file and all fixed http://www.codecs.com/download/AC3_Filter.htm

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 09:08 PM

I too have had issues playing some files in Vista. Oddly enough, I can play the MP4 and other files encoded with DivX or XviD, but WMV files will often not play or, if I try to seek or go to another point in the video, the video will either freeze or I will get a warning telling me WMP has encountered a problem and needs to close the file. Opening these files in VLC Player solves these issues for me.



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