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Do you get this error report, even on other media players and when opening folders? If the Help menu is not visible, show the Classic Menus. This is a windows problem. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Avi files still crashing mediaplayer Byrhodathesubaru · 18 replies Nov 13, 2006 I know that this has been gone over before but Check This Out

My advice to you is uninstall the Vista codec pack and any other codec packs that you have installed. wolffexFeb 28, 2015, 5:08 AM It is possible that the codec used in the avi file may not work with windows media player or is not installed. Thoughts? Vista and XP users will not be able to play those videos using WMP 11. https://www.moviecodec.com/general/windows-media-player-crashes-when-opening-avi-files-12327/

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Graphics Cards Today's Posts Windows Media Player crashes every time i try to play a videofile ByRizvan · 14 replies Aug 8, 2005 Pretty Can you launch WMP from the start menu and it won't close? Problem solved 08-02-2008 09:40 PMMax2410 Feedback Max2410 wrote: I had the same problem, I did some searching, and was advised to install the mpeg4 decoder at the following link :- http://www.free-codecs.com/FFDShow_download.htm But even rolling it back didnt help me.

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  • Reason 1: Codec issue AVI is the container that may contain various audio and video codec.
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  • Or convert AVI to Windows Media Player compatible WMV, ASF, etc with Faasoft Video Converter. 05-12-2014 07:16 AMgloarrg Feedback I had this problem a while back - good news is it's
  • Aug 9, 2005 #3 Kimmers TS Rookie Posts: 23 It seems to be a problem with most versions lately Jun 24, 2007 #4 almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,277 Rizvan said:
  • Brian: does your WMP launch properly to play other file types, such as WMV?
  • You may even find some types of media file will play ok.

To fix AVI won't play in Windows Media Player, one solution is to install missing codec so that Windows Media Player can interpret, the other solution is to convert the unsupported Ordinarily I dont post on these type of threads but I just have to here. Thoughts?Click to expand... Once you select yea or nea, they it does its job seamlessly!!

Certain avi file won't play in Windows Media Player with error message says: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. Hence fails to play such AVI files in WMP. One or more codecs...Windows Media Player keep asking for license to play filesWINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER WON'T PLAY AVI FILES ANYMORE!Problem playing some avi files in MPC or windows media playerLosing Audio https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-pictures/wmp-11-crashes-when-trying-to-play-avi-files/2bf57e6b-09ec-48ff-88d0-123a594e9451 and i asked if it happens for all AVI's or just Xvid and Divx?

It prompts you for each removable storage media if it is to be used. You have to get this Codec. We are sorry for the inconvenience message. Your web browser will open a page that includes information about the related binary files, codecs, filters, plug-ins, and services installed on your computer.

From the first post, and even the title, you said that this only happens when launching WMP with an AVI file. Wasnt that also ur problem? Hi, Thanks Andy, I'm just getting into WinAmp and no doubt will very soon move over completely. Sep 17, 2007 #8 houston TS Rookie Another potential answer Hi, I had this problem as well.

Brian, I believe that you have too many codecs installed. his comment is here I uninstalled my CCCP codec pack and Windows Media Player can now recognise and play uncompressed avi files So I conclude that installing the CCCP codec pack MAY prevent Windows Media Do you have SP1? Nov 13, 2006 #2 scorpion_1112 TS Rookie Posts: 19 Plz write down specs of ur PC.

And use Gspot or other codec identifier to know exactly which avi codec is causing the problem. (can be Divx or Xvid... Bye Aju 10-10-2005 09:35 AMAJU Feedback This seems particularly to affect xvid files. Run "sfc /scannow" which may find missing or corrupted system files and restore them. this contact form or even uncompressed ones).

I'm running 2000 SP4. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top ScottW Posts: 6609 This post has been reported. Are you trying to play an AVI file using Windows Media Player, but the video won't play?

It seems to be an .avi thing.

Have you tried updating windows media player, you may be using an outdated version Yea, I've checked for the latest updates and everything is up to date. Here is how i fixed it. It prompts you for each removable storage media if it is to be used. so i tried the start/run regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll, and that fixed windows explorer from crashing but now i can't open the video without winamp or windows media player crashing....I read some

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Hello Although nobody replied to my question I was very lucky to find the solution on my own. Free Download and install XVID codec. Installing missing codecs will help Windows Media Player interpret video codec for successful playback. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

to DVD on macos 10.12 Sierra Sierra Blu Ray Player: How to Play Blu Ray Files/Disc in macOS 10.12 Sierra Wii Video Converter: Easy Play MKV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV on OK, that's good info. Install Codec Packs or Use VLC If the problem is related to the codec and you must use Windows Media Player, your only other option is to download a codec pack. The SD card had only 1 backup file on it which was not in use but with the card removed WMP returned to normal.

If installing XVID codec and DivX Codec still can't solve your problem, you can download the all-in-one codec pack K-Lite Codec Pack. AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave, which is a multimedia container format created by Microsoft, that ordinarily, Windows Media Player has no problems opening and playing. I highly recommend downloading VLC media player instead and using that since it already contains all the old and modern codecs by default and it's safe. Ask a question and give support.

Once it is open, use the file browser to navigate to an AVI video and see if it will load and play. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top wallaceb Posts: 214 This post has been reported. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Do not worry by using AVI File repair Tool you can fix the problem.

Does that happen to you as well. Then your AVI files can play fine in Windows Media Player. Yes -- sorry; I neglected to mention that I'd tried that too.