Re: graphics card upgrade to GeForce 8800 GT - mce won't work
Thanks! I tried SP1 RC1 and it didn't want to install, probably because I
never could get one of the Windows Mail updates from a while ago to install.
So I'm reinstalling Windows. But I did install SP1 RC1 on my other computers
and they're running great!
> I have seen reports in the past of installations of other DVD playing
> software corrupting the the default MPEG2 decoder software in Vista so that
> it is unrepeatable.
> I suggest that before reinstalling the Vista release that you have that you
> install the now public release of Vista SP1 RC1. I had no trouble installing
> it on either of my Vista systems and I am very pleased with the performance
> and stability improvements. There is a good chance that it will fix your
> current problem and if it does not then consider re-installing the old
> "asphaltsally" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Thank you for your quick anser!
> > I don't presently have other dvd players on my computer but I have
> > installed
> > and uninstalled different ones in the past and somewhere along the line
> > that
> > did cause Windows to stop recognizing my dvd playing hardware, but I can
> > open
> > the drive in the "computer" menu and click on files on the dvd, so I
> > thought
> > I had a codec problem but don't know how to fix that either, short of
> > reinstalling windows. Also, no, I cannot play recorded tv shows in
> > windows
> > media player either. I get "Windows Media Player cannot play the file.
> > The
> > Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that
> > was used to compress the file."
> > "JW" wrote:
> >> Are you using the default MPEG2 decoder in Vista? If not what decoder
> >> are
> >> you using?
> >> Do you have any third party party DVD players on the system such as Nero
> >> 7?
> >> I assume that you also can not play a DVD in MD.
> >> Can you play a previously recorded TV show using Media Player instead of
> >> MC?
> >> "asphaltsally" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >> news:6962242E-9D08-4F15-88FA-470AB25F2156@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have Vista Ultimate with AM2 Socket, AMD 4400+ dual core processor. I
> >> > recently upgraded my graphics card from NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS to
> >> > NVIDIA
> >> > GeForce 8800 GT XXX, and now when I try to watch live TV or record TV
> >> > or
> >> > watch shows recorded before the upgrade I get this error: "Video
> >> > error;
> >> > Files needed to display video are not installed or not working
> >> > correctly.
> >> > Please restart Windows Media Center or restart the computer." I have
> >> > installed newest drivers for graphics card and tv tuners. Don't know
> >> > what
> >> > else to try. Would reinstalling Windows help? Any other ideas? Thank
> >> > you
> >> > in advance for any input.