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PP
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      08-20-2005
I'm trying to play audio files through Windows Media Player 10 but keep
getting a message telling me it won't play as the required codecs are
missing. How do I know what codecs it needs and where will I get them? I've
tried reinstalling WMP 10 but that hasn't solved the problem.

Phil


 
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moe1962
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      08-21-2005
This might help, but who knows. We updated to 10 and I cannot play any media
files on my profile. It will on my wife's so go figure. Here is a link for
the codec files
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...cdownload.aspx


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"PP" wrote:

> I'm trying to play audio files through Windows Media Player 10 but keep
> getting a message telling me it won't play as the required codecs are
> missing. How do I know what codecs it needs and where will I get them? I've
> tried reinstalling WMP 10 but that hasn't solved the problem.
>
> Phil
>
>
>

 
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bla
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      08-22-2005
There exists a very handy program to show you what codec you need for a
mediafile(video or just sound) .the only thing you have to do is open a
mediafile with it and you know what codec you need. It is called Gspot and
you can download it here : http://www.headbands.com/gspot/ .

"PP" wrote:

> I'm trying to play audio files through Windows Media Player 10 but keep
> getting a message telling me it won't play as the required codecs are
> missing. How do I know what codecs it needs and where will I get them? I've
> tried reinstalling WMP 10 but that hasn't solved the problem.
>
> Phil
>
>
>

 
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Prey
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      08-24-2005
Thanks for the tip, bla.
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"bla" wrote:

> There exists a very handy program to show you what codec you need for a
> mediafile(video or just sound) .the only thing you have to do is open a
> mediafile with it and you know what codec you need. It is called Gspot and
> you can download it here : http://www.headbands.com/gspot/ .
>
> "PP" wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to play audio files through Windows Media Player 10 but keep
> > getting a message telling me it won't play as the required codecs are
> > missing. How do I know what codecs it needs and where will I get them? I've
> > tried reinstalling WMP 10 but that hasn't solved the problem.
> >
> > Phil
> >
> >
> >

 
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