Hi everyone, I hope you can help. I have been using Media Player 9 without problems for some time now , but suddenly, MP9 stopped showing movies, at least the video part. I can get the sound from avi files but no pics. I can play music CDs with no problems. After an unsuccessful re-install I decided to download Real Player but that is exactly the same. Can anybody suggest where I might go from here?
I was just browsing when I spotted your thread,I think it might be something to do with Update site,as I have approx 70GB's of .AVI files loaded from my own camcorder,yet now none of my media players(WMP/WinAmp/RealAlt) will play the pics just sound,and I had just repaired XP then updated it this morning and it was playing perfectly before the repair/update.
some movie trailers and video clips require that you have the proper codec installed on your system.divx or xvid will play with media player but unless you have the correct codec you will only get sound.
gspot click here will tell you which codec is required to play the file if you load it into it.