Windows Media 11

  ukhomerj2003 08:00 24 Feb 2007
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I have Windows Media 11 on both my laptop and desktop pc. On my desktop, all files such as AVI, MPEG etc play correctly.
On my laptop however i often get codec errors? If i can play one file out of five i am lucky.

Any suggestions please???

  crosstrainer 08:50 24 Feb 2007

Check to ensure that you have the latest audio drivers and codecs installed... What is the sound chip in your laptop? You can find out by opening device manager, go to sound and audio devices.. this should identify your sound chip.

  moorie- 09:56 24 Feb 2007

in media player in tools options file types have you got the boxes checked?

  ukhomerj2003 11:07 24 Feb 2007

All file types are ticked.

  Jackcoms 11:15 24 Feb 2007

Um-install WMP 11 on the laptop.

Clean out any leftovers with click here

Re-install WMP 11.

  strech 13:26 24 Feb 2007

click here

try this download xp codec pack

  ukhomerj2003 17:13 24 Feb 2007

The XP Codec pack has been installed.

It now loads the AVI file shows an image, but does not play!!

  Stuartli 18:56 24 Feb 2007

Try the K-Lite Standard Codecs Pack from:

click here

This provides virtually every codec you will normally require.

  ukhomerj2003 15:27 25 Feb 2007

I could not download the K Lite codecs, any other suggestions??

  sunny staines 16:17 25 Feb 2007

stuartli / strech

do codecs auto install once downloaded ?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 16:28 25 Feb 2007

Yes they do.

G

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