RE: WMV Codec Installs... But Doesn't
This has been answered. After over an hour of work by Dell, it was determined
that Windows Media Player 11 and Vista can not run Microsoft's WMV files
because of codex problems. To view WMV files from Microsoft, you must use XP
and an earlier version of WMP (9 works well).
"John Gitz" wrote:
> This question was asked way back in 2006 and never answered.
> I have several WMV files I downloaded from Microsoft for Visual Studio
> training. When loaded in Windows Media Player 11, I get a notice to install a
> new codec. Fine, I downloaded it, installed it successfully, but these WMV
> files still do not run. WMP keeps asking for the same stupid codec regardless
> of how many times I've installed it.
> The codec is "Sipro Lab Telecom ACELP.net". I get a "media changing" message
> in the lower left corner of WMP before it claims the codec needs to be
> Any ideas on how to make WMP work or an alternate application that may work