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Windows 7: Cant View Video AVI Format In WMP

21 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Cant View Video AVI Format In WMP

I accidently downloaded your codecs for vista, when i have Win 7 PHE I have no idea where they went since they are a binary file, I don't know what im doing, im so frustrated i could cry, I dont know what to do, where to start, i look at your screenshot, and i dont have that, dont even begin to know where to find it, there is no help tab on my wmp or im just blind as a bat. I need step by step instructions if you have time, i have multiple sclerosis really bad and stuff dont make sense to me right away, sorry i dont know the other stuff you wanted to know about my pc. Please fix me or im just gonna melt into a puddle of sugar LOL Then if you could direct me to the right codec after removing the wrong one, that would be wonderful too. Thank You in Advance! I appreciate your help!

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02 Jun 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1

AVI is supported in windows media player 12 built into windows 7 nativily. You do not need a codec.

File types supported by Windows Media Player

What codec from our site? Was it an ad? We do not offer codecs here...

In order to see your old school file menu in windows media player:

In windows media player, hit the ALT button on your keyboard. This will bring up the menu.
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06 Jun 2014   #3


Maybe OP should try another player like VLC or MPC (easy to google) since Windows Media Player "out of the box" will choke or not play at all amazingly large amount of file formats from popular FLV and some types of AVI to MPEG and MP4. If I didn't have other programs I would be crying too.
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06 Jun 2014   #4

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Given the correct codec, Windows Media Player has played every single file format that I've thrown at it.

That said, I use MPC if I want to move frame by frame thru a video.

Windows Media Player 12 does not play some AVI files that were created by a third-party and that include an AVI super index chunk correctly in Windows 7

Some people here do not like the K-Lite codec pack.

I use it.
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