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Windows 7: WMP crashes when opening AVI files

11 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Steve Ballmer Sig. Edition
WMP crashes when opening AVI files

The headline pretty much says it all, here's some background on my PC's hardware, software and the error details follow. Hope someone can help figure it out.

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit (only started doing this after the switch to x64)
AMD Athlon64X2 @2.2GHz
nVidia 8400GS 512MB PCI-e graphics card (driver version 6658)

Real player
Nero 7 Ultra
VLC media player
ConvertX to DVD
DVD shrink

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: FFFFF880040FF020
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF8800405B11B
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
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.AVI's seem to be the only files causing this problem.

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11 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

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 WMP crashes when opening AVI files

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