Movie Maker Preview window is Blacked out

  Jonah1000 18:00 22 Aug 2008

Vista OS

We I try to edit movie in windows movie maker the preview window is blacked out.

even preview window in roxio is blacked out

  Jonah1000 18:06 22 Aug 2008


  woodchip 18:10 22 Aug 2008

You need to download the correct Codex to read video

  Jonah1000 18:10 22 Aug 2008

tnx woodchip

where would i get that?


  woodchip 18:16 22 Aug 2008

It depends on the format of your Video. I have Camcorders and Digital Video Cameras So they load all I need. If you have got software with any of the above I suggest you first load that. I also use Pinnacle Studio 9 that also loads Codex click here=

  Jonah1000 18:44 22 Aug 2008

i downloaded that.

restarted pc and worked for about half way through then went blank, sound is ok

for testing purposes i'm using a sample vid already on vista


  woodchip 18:51 22 Aug 2008

Codec click here

  Jonah1000 21:23 22 Aug 2008

thnks woodchip

i went the way of re-installing the video card driver.

thats sorted it for now

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