Windows Media player wont play AVI files

  kundo173 17:07 14 May 2007
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I am running Windows Media Player 11 on windows XP home SP2. I tried to view AVI clips from a CD which in the past have run perfectly, now I either get a black screen or the clip refuses to play. I can run the clips on Nero show time (Nero7) with no problem; also they play on Window Movie Maker, what’s gone wrong?

  Stuartli 17:15 14 May 2007

Are all the File Types from Tools>Options Enabled?

  kundo173 23:09 14 May 2007

Yes all file types from Tools > Options have been enabled

  Diversion 00:18 15 May 2007

You need to install DivX click here

  brundle 00:26 15 May 2007

Or Klite codec pack (free), Standard or Lite are enough for most people's needs - click here

  brundle 00:27 15 May 2007

Sorry, Standard or Basic

  kundo173 23:10 16 May 2007

Divx had no effect at all, Klite standard included media player classic, that would play the video clips but Media player 11 wont, I still can't play the clips directly from the CD, which until a short time ago I could.

  Diversion 23:43 16 May 2007

Hi
Some AVI formats are Xvid you may need the codecs for this format click here

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