Re: AVI - Divx
Try the FFDSHOW codec - it seems to have the most stable DivX...and I think
the latest version does Vista.
Dana Cline - MCE MVP
"Jules" <Jules@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>i used divx on my old dell with XP fine, now i have vista running on a new
> vaio, downloading Divx has cause media center to crash all the
> appears from other forums to be when the tile searches for the image to
> present for the file. Media Player will work fine.....as a perfectionist i
> need all the programmes to work properly and i have found after many lost
> hours that Xvid does the trick.
> My only problem now is that i used to burn CD-Rs with a movie in AVI.
> and watch on my DivX compatible home DVD player, now the player wont
> the content on the disc?!?!?!? it will if i convert the AVI to DVD
> format....one more process!!!! hope this helps....
> "Eck" wrote:
>> I suggest that when you do install the latest DivX codec from divx.com,
>> uncheck everything except the DivX codec. That has worked fine for me in
>> Windows Media Player, and when giving it permission to check for updates
>> first time it asks it will run a DivX icon in the system tray where you
>> select other options.
>> I don't install the rest of it at this point because the last time I
>> the Player installation caused Vista to not be able to boot without
>> Last Known Good Configuration. So I don't think the Player or the other
>> stuff like the web player are compatible with Vista as of yet.
>> But DivX, AVI play fine in Windows Media Player with just the codec
>> installed. When DivX is updated for Vista we can then install the whole
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>> "Richard Urban" wrote:
>> > You must install the Divx codecs onto your computer. I watch Divx
>> > frequently. No problem at all.
>> > --
>> > Regards,
>> > Richard Urban
>> > Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
>> > (For email, remove the obvious from my address)
>> > Quote from George Ankner:
>> > If you knew as much as you think you know,
>> > You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!
>> > "Joe" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > news:1E5826F4-5506-4DED-8CDF-034E17CE0A45@microsoft.com...
>> > I have RTM version of Vista - whenever I try to import an Divx/AVI
>> > file - it
>> > crashes and kicks me out. RC2 did as well and I have tried 2 machines
>> > at
>> > home and a high end Dell at work - all three fail on different Divx
>> > files.
>> > Is my problem because of Divx - does it only support the other type
>> > .AVI
>> > files?