How to determine missing codec in WMP10?

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by Sir Timbit, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. Sir Timbit

    Sir Timbit Guest

    Hi there,

    I have an MPG video file captured from a camcorder. I can play the MPG file
    on my laptop using Windows Media Player 10, but when I try to open it up on
    another PC that also has WMP10, it won't open up. I get the infamous error
    C00D109B, unable to download codec.

    How I determine which codec WMP is looking for? I downloaded a utility
    called GSPOT, but apparently it doesn't support MPG files, just AVI. I
    downloaded another one called Sherlock 2.0, and it gave me a listing of
    codecs installed on each PC. There are a number of differences, but I can't
    determine which missing codec is the culprit! Any suggestions?

    Sir Tim
    Sir Timbit, Apr 27, 2005
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