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Windows Media Player 11 Will Not Recognize .AVI

Click "Turn Windows features on or off" in the left pane. 3. I know almost nothing about computers but the advice to get codecs didn't make sense as I'd been playing video's previously. If you're sticking with the older OS, then keep reading for more solutions. Also note that if we select Gom player to use its internal codecs for ASF files, the files wont play. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-won-39-t-recognize-my-phone.html

It takes less than a minute and is completely free! I am stumped on this issue. Reason 1: Codec issue AVI is the container that may contain various audio and video codec. I'm recording this files with DxTory, and I'm using the Lagarith Lossless Codec. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/279242/you-receive-an-error-message-when-you-try-to-play-an-.avi-file-in-windows-media-player

I re-encode anything that can't be played by the DivX codec, which is reliable and can produce very high quality encoding. Back in business. I don't want to have scores or hundreds of media files encoded with an equal number of codecs. :-) I stick with AVI or MKV as much as I can -- The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.".

But, if K-lite isn't working then it's unlikely that that will either. Once you click that, you can find the Network tab and check the appropriate box. I downloaded the software and still can't see my videos that I have downloaded earlier with Windows Media Player. 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.

I had the same problem and I have an old Audigy 2 ZS as well. Then, try installing FFDShow and check if that helps. It can play AVI, Divx, Xvid, MKV, MOV, MP4, DV, MXF, etc. More hints You can do this by opening Windows Media player, going to Tools and then clicking on Options.

OS Windows XP Quote 13 Oct 2015 #5 TechnoMage View Profile View Forum Posts Power User Central Florida Posts : 384 Win-8.1 I was having the same kind of problem one Not going good so far lol I'll keep trying though. Wednesday, January 06, 2010 4:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same issue with an Audigy Gamer. All rights reserved.

  • peck1234, Jul 1, 2009 #2 DigitalMan589 Thread Starter Joined: Feb 27, 2008 Messages: 80 Tried that, Xvid, and even K-Lite codec pack and nothing is working.
  • Open "Turn Windows features on or off" again.
  • Dan ------------------------------------------------------------- Hi, WHERE and HOW do I find and change "playback devices" -> configure -> then change from 5.1 to stereo.

I've had no trouble with my mpeg file. http://www.techisky.com/how-to/windows-media-player-wont-play-avi.html Will play CD's. All settings in Windows Media Center will be reset. 1. Restart.5.

Related Resources How to play .avi files windows media player playing avi file in windows media 10 player Media player not playing AVI files Media Player 9 won't play the video his comment is here This means that an AVI file contains audio and video data streams that can be played together in sync. in General Support I wanted to access some multimedia files today and I realized that they don't play. Helpful +4 Report Jayze Jun 8, 2009 at 03:13 PM I had the same problem and had tried everything.

For an in-depth understanding of all this, check out my guide to codecs, container formats and transcoding. VLC did, however, give me more information: it told me my WMV file was in "G2M4" format. "G2M4" turns out to be a WMV format used by Citrix GoToMeeting... Join our site today to ask your question. http://roguewb.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-my-default-player.html Another solution, which has worked for some, is to use system restore to go back to a previous system state.

Continue good work! 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. Report mel1980- Jan 3, 2014 at 09:45 PM thanks so much it helped me to see my video.......who hoooo!!!

Report art2010- Mar 27, 2010 at 04:12 PM I have tried to find a solution for months, and this worked for me too.

but it will play music videos but will not play movie or shows please help See more See any video downloads Downloaded a movie in mkv format but it is only I have used trouble-shooter for wmplayer settings. http://techie-buzz.com/hacks-and-mods/how-to-uninstall-windows-media-player-12-on-windows-7.html Wednesday, October 28, 2009 2:35 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Locations for wmp.dll C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20518_none_683703c981ace59b\    -   13.9MB C:\Windows\System32\    -   13.9MB - Version 12.0.7600.16415 - There was a I read online that the WMP 11 critical update causes this problem, so I removed that update and it is still not working.

rburb98Feb 28, 2015, 5:16 AM wolffex said: It is possible that the codec used in the avi file may not work with windows media player or is not installed. If any of them are corrupt, you may install the recommend Codec instead, or run In-place Upgrade to repair the components. Certain avi file won't play in Windows Media Player with error message says: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. navigate here Can't play vedio clips by using Windows media player 11 Windows Media Player can't play file...help Why wont media player play sound for the video Windows 7 Media Player won't play

I went back and played the original MP3 file that worked minutes before. AVI(Audio Video Interleaved) is a container format designed by Microsoft, used to wrap audio and video streams together. From the download site of the latest iTunes we can find that Windows 7 is not in the compatible list. Down load a free full version of KLite -codec.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Play them on other players and devices to check if this is the reason. in Sound & Audio My new HP Pavilion with MS Win 8.1 includes all of the default MS Win sound files. Or it might have been the installation of Apple iTunes that took over parts of the codecs, or unregisterered the mp3 and avi codecs from Windows Media Player.What you have not

THANK YOU FOR THE HELP!!! Then Restart. You can run the command by going to Start, Run and typing in CMD. And I'm quite sure all my MP3s are perfectly all right, and that it's Windows 7 and Windows Media Player that's got a problem.

Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. It's probably beta. As far as a replacement for GSpot, there's one called MediaInfo that's still being updated and does a pretty good job. weird if K-lite hasn't done it.

View all 25 comments Report lez avvit- Mar 20, 2009 at 05:15 PM this worked for me ...... During the days AVI format comes into being, WMP supports all video codecs that can be used in AVI file.