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Windows 7: Video files take forever to open. Used to work perfectly. Help!!!!!

10 Apr 2011   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
strictly speaking, mkv isn't a codec - it's a container.

it's the h.264, divx (or whatever) that's the codec...and then it's all wrapped up in a container.

but maybe i'm confusing the thread - if so, i'll shut up.
You are right Mickey (did I spell that right -LOL). I use a very loose language when it comes to Codecs. Shark already hit me over the head for that.

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10 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

2 things to try...
update your graphics drivers from the chipset manufacturer
update the codecs.

Uninstall the current codecs from the Help TAB of the Settings Application
Get and install the latest release from MajorGeeks

test your files

If things work as they should, leave it alone
If something is not right, press [Reset All], test again
still not right? try using the [x] SUGGESTED settings
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