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Windows 7: AVI files will not play in WMP

03 Feb 2012   #11

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Windows 7 x64

Vlc has so many streaming options if you decide to go with it you can get around media center.

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28 Feb 2013   #12

win 7 pro x64

i'm havingh te same issue -

except my avi files don't show up anywhere. I'm very frustrated at this point. Why the heck doesn't this stuff just work.

i had it working a few weeks ago and poof it stopped. I'm not sure if it's because i installed shark inbewteen or not. I just know that now i cannot see my avi files in wmc. I can see mkv files and they play ok.
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04 Aug 2014   #13

64 bit

I downloaded and installed K-lite Codec Pack and the AVI files plays. Thanks. I found the solution from TechiSky Windows Media Player AVI Playback solution.
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