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why do most AVI files not play in the newer windows media player?


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frollard7 years ago
Nix windows media player - its garbage :P Grab 'media player classic' or 'vlc media player' - both can play almost any video file with no additional codecs necessary.
cephalopoid7 years ago
Like frollard said, get vlc. You'll probably have a much better experience out of that one.
lemonie7 years ago
What do you mean by "not play"? (specifically) L
flashcactus (author)  lemonie7 years ago
it sais it has problems reading the file
I think like aiden120000 says, the new player doesn't have a codec installed that the old one did. It usually tries to download one, but try what aidensuggests.

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aiden1200007 years ago
#you probably meed to install the divx codec http://www.divx.com/en/downloads