Re: Mpeg-2, Xvid, Divx suddenly stops playing WMP11 Vista 32bit
Windows Media Player should have more useful error handling than Media
Center, I would think.
Media Player Classic is very different that Windows Media Player.
It sounds like some bogus filter is inserting itself on the broken account.
GraphEdt.exe might list that filter... =\
Speaking for myself only.
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"shaneob1" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Thanks for your reply.
> The videos don't work in WMP or VMC. When I try them in Media Center, they
> just say cannot play file.
> I have made a new admin account, and everything works fine there, so ill
> live with it by putting media on C drive and accessing it there. Is there
> way to import settings from one account to another?
> I had to manually add ffdshow codecs using DS filter and it worked in
> Player Classic, but still not WMP, which is odd.
> "zachd [MSFT]" wrote:
>> Codec packs cause more problems than they solve:
>> What happens when you try to play them in Media Center? Do they still
>> in Windows Media Player? That's what should be providing Media Center
>> playback services...
>> Speaking for myself only.
>> See http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html for some helpful WMP info.
>> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
>> "shaneob1" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > This suddenly occured yesterday after I installed Adobe premiere
>> > elements
>> > 3.
>> > I have unistalled it since and reinstalled mutiple codecs and codec
>> > packs
>> > and
>> > uninstalled them. I have tried xvid codec, ffdshow, DirectShow etc.
>> > Tried
>> > uninstalling codecs. These files also failed in Media Player Classic,
>> > but
>> > since I changed it from DirectShow to RealMedia, it works, so it
>> > probably
>> > something wrong with DirectShow. All files play fine in other programs
>> > like
>> > VLC, but I want to play them in Vista Media Center.
>> > Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have spent many hours trying
>> > to
>> > fix
>> > this.