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Windows 7: Missing the Sun/NeXT .AU audio codec.

03 May 2015   #1

Win7 Ultimate 64bit
Missing the Sun/NeXT .AU audio codec.

How do I get it back? Media Player 12 won't play any .au files.

These are the audio codecs WMP 12 says are installed

ACM     Microsoft IMA ADPCM CODEC     0011     imaadp32.acm     6.1.7600.16385
ACM     Microsoft CCITT G.711 A-Law and u-Law CODEC     0007     msg711.acm     6.1.7600.16385
ACM     Microsoft GSM 6.10 Audio CODEC     0031     msgsm32.acm     6.1.7600.16385
ACM     Microsoft ADPCM CODEC     0002     msadp32.acm     6.1.7600.16385
ACM     Fraunhofer IIS MPEG Layer-3 Codec (professional)     0055     l3codecp.acm
ACM     Windows Media Audio     0161     msaud32.acm
ACM     Sipro Lab Telecom audio codec     0130     sl_anet.acm
ACM     AC-3 ACM Codec     FFFE     AC3ACM.acm
ACM     AAC ACM Codec     00FF     AACACM.acm
ACM     Microsoft PCM Converter     0001         
DMO     WMAudio Decoder DMO     0160, 0161, 0162, 0163     WMADMOD.DLL     6.1.7601.17514
DMO     WMAPro over S/PDIF DMO     0162     WMADMOD.DLL     6.1.7601.17514
DMO     WMSpeech Decoder DMO     000A, 000B     WMSPDMOD.DLL     6.1.7601.17514
DMO     MP3 Decoder DMO     0055     mp3dmod.dll     6.1.7600.16385

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03 May 2015   #2

Windows 10 64 bit

You could try the K-Lite Codec Pack.
Download K-Lite Codec Pack 11.10 (Full) -
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03 May 2015   #3

Win7 Ultimate 64bit

I already have CCCP installed. WMP 12 is supposed to be able to play .au files. I tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it through programs and features. Still won't play .au
My System SpecsSystem Spec

03 May 2015   #4

Windows 10 64 bit

It must be a Windows Media Player problem. I don't know how to uninstall/reinstall the WMP.
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 Missing the Sun/NeXT .AU audio codec.

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