Is there some way to determine what codec is being requested when a file refuses to play?

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by billym, Feb 29, 2004.

  1. billym

    billym Guest

    It seems that Windows Media player tends to throw an error that the file
    "format is not supported" when encountering a codec that is not installed.
    Is there some way to determine what the codec IS so that it can be located
    and installed?
    billym, Feb 29, 2004
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  2. Hi, It depends, what format is the file?
    Chris Lanier [MVP], Mar 1, 2004
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