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Windows 7: Files needed to play videos are not installed

09 Apr 2011   #11

Win7 x64
THANKS drtalk!!!

I was having the same problem and tried reinstalling video drivers, service packs and rolling back the system, nothing worked. Luckily I came across this thread while Googling and saw your post. BOOYAH!!!! IT WORKED!!! Thanks!

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22 May 2011   #12

win 7 home premium 64bit
Files needed to play video - not installed

After updating my BIOS I had the same issue and thanks to the tip about audio drivers I quickly discovered a reload of my HDMI audio driver was required.

Why does Win 7 says it's a video file issue ?????

Thanks to the forum for helping to resolve this - Great.
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09 Oct 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimatex64

Windows 7. Same issue and same fix. I needed to fix my audio driver. Thanks.
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27 Jun 2015   #14

windows 7 64 bit

Sorry for digging up this oldie having same problem, reinstall drivers samething
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