Video/DVD wont play

  dalimena 19:50 08 Sep 2006
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I have downloaded a couple of films and when i try to play them, i can hear the sound but get no picture. It does not come up with any messages, IE: no codec, etc. Is there a programme that downloads all codecs at once and whatever the film is it choses the right ones and plays?.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:02 08 Sep 2006

Try installing RealAlternative and the basic video player that installs - it's pretty good at playing most things:

Free-Codecs.com :: Download Real Alternative 1.50 : Real Alternative will allow you to play RealMedia files without having to install RealPlayer/RealOne Player
click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:27 08 Sep 2006

Sound but no picture on DVD is often wrong region DVD.

  Joe R 20:35 08 Sep 2006

dalimena,

is it a DVD,? or an Avi, Mpg etc.?

  dalimena 20:38 08 Sep 2006

joe R i dont know it doesnt say. Gives me no incline at all, is there any way i can find out?

  Diodorus Siculus 20:44 08 Sep 2006

What's the extension?

  Joe R 20:46 08 Sep 2006

dalimena,

download and install this pack, and you should be set to play almost anything. click here

  dalimena 20:47 08 Sep 2006

Diodorus Siculus i have no idea as i said it tells me the name of the film full stop, where would i get the extension?

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