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Windows 7: vlc player


28 Mar 2012   #1

window 7 home premium x64
 
 
vlc player

I just received my new Lenovo Idealpad z570 with a i5 and wanted to watch some movies on the vcl player and none of the movies will not play correctly. is there a version of the player for x64?
Thanks
siverfox


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28 Mar 2012   #2

Win7 Home Premium x64, Linux Mint 14
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by siverfox View Post
I just received my new Lenovo Idealpad z570 with a i5 and wanted to watch some movies on the vcl player and none of the movies will not play correctly. is there a version of the player for x64?
Thanks
siverfox
Working fine on my Windows 7 64 system. Now up to v2.0.1. Available here

VideoLAN - Official page for VLC media player, the Open Source video framework!
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28 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

What version of VLC player are you using? I think the latest version is 2.01 at the moment. Please update your VLC media player and see if that solves your issue.
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28 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

Try the KMPlayer. I consider it better than VLC. It plays everything. The 64-bit version can be downloaded from http://www.x64bitdownload.com/downlo...-qfzcyuju.html
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28 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wanchoo View Post
Try the KMPlayer. I consider it better than VLC. It play everything. The 64-bit version can be downloaded from http://www.x64bitdownload.com/downlo...-qfzcyuju.html


LOL, I was reading the first post or two, and was thinking exactly that.

I use the K-Lite Codec Pack on mine, and have for years.

I set its attributes to WMP, and there's literally nothing it won't play.

For the two or three clips it won't play, the K-Lite player usually will.

And it works nicely in 64-bit Win 7.
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28 Mar 2012   #6

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

VLC doesn't have the prevalence of codec malfunctions and errors like K-Lite has. I would stick with the dependable software myself.

I downgraded back from v2.0 to a previous version, though, as its installation made videos play in an embedded vlc player in firefox no matter what settings were changed within firefox to prevent it. I didn't like it overtaking firefox like that.
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28 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Re-install the latest version of vlc player. If still has any issue contact for support the customer care of your respective laptop brand
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28 Mar 2012   #8

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
I downgraded back from v2.0 to a previous version, though, as its installation made videos play in an embedded vlc player in firefox no matter what settings were changed within firefox to prevent it. I didn't like it overtaking firefox like that.
You could always remove or disable the VLC plugin for FireFox.
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28 Mar 2012   #9

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Why should I have to disable or remove the plugin for it to not be obstructive in this version when it's always worked fine until this release? I've always enabled the plug-in but only had it play .flv, .divx, or .mkv files that weren't natively supported by WMP. For whatever reason when I upgraded, it played every single movie file, no matter what was changed in the Content settings of Firefox or what the default players for the movie files were. Something definitely went awry with v2.0.
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28 Mar 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
VLC doesn't have the prevalence of codec malfunctions and errors like K-Lite has. I would stick with the dependable software myself.

I downgraded back from v2.0 to a previous version, though, as its installation made videos play in an embedded vlc player in firefox no matter what settings were changed within firefox to prevent it. I didn't like it overtaking firefox like that.

Personally, I've had no issues with K-Lite in over five years of use, apart
from the fact that it won't work well with Super C file converter.

Well, K-Kite works fine, but it kills Super C.

TMPGEnc fixed that.

No other issues (touch wood).
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