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Windows 7: WMP 12 - MKV Playback Problem

30 Jul 2011   #1
Sublimelbc

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
WMP 12 - MKV Playback Problem

For some reason when I'm about to play a MKV movie in WMP it freezes like 20 seconds into the movie. The audio keeps going but WMP video output just freezes. It also happens when I would right click DirectVobSub filter on the bottom right in the taskbar to remove the subtitles. I've downloaded shark007 codec pack left with installation defaults. Can any of you help me troubleshoot this problem? Thanks.

Picture of WMP freezing (Plays sound):
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31 Jul 2011   #2
Shark007

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Is your opersting system 64bit? If so, did you install the x64Components?

Try this: On the righthand side of the H264 TAB, set 'Use FFDshow's codec'

If you need further asistance, bring it to the Shark007 forum.
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31 Jul 2011   #3
Sublimelbc

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shark007 View Post
Is your opersting system 64bit? If so, did you install the x64Components?

Try this: On the righthand side of the H264 TAB, set 'Use FFDshow's codec'

If you need further asistance, bring it to the Shark007 forum.
Yeah I'm on a 64bit platform. I did install the x64 components along side of the 32 bit installation. That 'Use FFDshow's codec' fixed it, thank you very much. I love the simplicity of your codec pack along with how it doesn't configure windows native codecs. Have a good one.
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31 Jul 2011   #4
johnebadbak

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Information about the Multimedia file types that Windows Media Player supports
wmp doesn't support mp4 unless as stated in the support site
I use VLC media player playes every thing VideoLAN - VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!.
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31 Jul 2011   #5
Sublimelbc

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnebadbak View Post
Information about the Multimedia file types that Windows Media Player supports
wmp doesn't support mp4 unless as stated in the support site
I use VLC media player playes every thing VideoLAN - VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!.
Yeah I knew VLC's installed codec's would of probably played the video file, but I just like to use software that comes with Windows instead of third party applications.
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