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Windows 7: Media player error

19 May 2011   #1
xChase

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
Media player error

I installed some new codecs to render a video, and it works in a DivX player. Now when I play ANY .avi (havne't tested other types) in Media Player Classic. I get this:




Any help?

The whole error:
C:\Users\Chase\Downloads\Robot Chicken - All Seasons\Robot Chicken - Season 3\01 - Werewolf vs. Unicorn.avi::Vid

Media Type 0:
--------------------------
Video: Xvid 512x384 29.97fps

AM_MEDIA_TYPE:
majortype: MEDIATYPE_Video {73646976-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71}
subtype: Unknown GUID Name {78766964-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71}
formattype: FORMAT_VideoInfo {05589F80-C356-11CE-BF01-00AA0055595A}
bFixedSizeSamples: 1
bTemporalCompression: 1
lSampleSize: 786432
cbFormat: 88

VIDEOINFOHEADER:
rcSource: (0,0)-(512,384)
rcTarget: (0,0)-(512,384)
dwBitRate: 0
dwBitErrorRate: 0
AvgTimePerFrame: 333666

BITMAPINFOHEADER:
biSize: 40
biWidth: 512
biHeight: 384
biPlanes: 1
biBitCount: 12
biCompression: XVID
biSizeImage: 1179648
biXPelsPerMeter: 1
biYPelsPerMeter: 1
biClrUsed: 0
biClrImportant: 0

pbFormat:
0000: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 80 01 00 00 ...............
0010: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 80 01 00 00 ...............
0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 62 17 05 00 00 00 00 00 ........b.......
0030: 28 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 80 01 00 00 01 00 0c 00 (..............
0040: 58 56 49 44 00 00 12 00 01 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 XVID............
0050: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........


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19 May 2011   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Most likely this happened because you have installed two or more codecs which are not really compatible.
In cases like that I usually recommend install codec packs. People who create them test those codecs for compatibility.

So installing something like
Download K-Lite Codec Pack
should help to solve this issue.
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19 May 2011   #3
xChase

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

I still get the same error. Videos work, they just don't show picture; only sound.
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20 May 2011   #4
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Please post a link what you have installed before (you were describing it in post 1).
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20 May 2011   #5
xChase

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Uhh, there were about five things that I installed, I forget what exactly though..
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20 May 2011   #6
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Ok, if you cann't find it in Control Panel - Programs and Features.

You can try to install Xvid codec separately, since it is causing the problem.
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20 May 2011   #7
xChase

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

I found a way to view all installed codecs, if that helps?
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20 May 2011   #8
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

Most likely your Divx codec here supersedes Xvid (you see there is no DLL file for Xvid). I think you need to uninstall Divx. And install Xvid.
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21 May 2011   #9
xChase

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

How do I uninstall them?
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21 May 2011   #10
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

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