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hrb1968
16-07-2010, 03:14 PM
Can anybody tell me where I can get these codecs for my WMP11? Preferably without having to download a player as well.

goodiesguy
16-07-2010, 03:18 PM
k-lite codec pack. google it

Speedy Gonzales
16-07-2010, 03:20 PM
Probably be better if you downloaded something like this (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/). That'll probably play most of what you've got. WMP should play AVI, it doesnt play DVD or MP4 natively however

Unless, you're using Windows Vista (for DVD), or windows 7 (for DVD and MP4), if you've got MP4 files

pctek
16-07-2010, 04:20 PM
Codecs. Bleh.
VLC.

The Error Guy
16-07-2010, 04:28 PM
I'd also recommend on what Speedy said. VLC is extremely good

sal
16-07-2010, 04:45 PM
Another vote for VLC but besides that, ffdshow-tryouts (http://ffdshow-tryout.sourceforge.net/) should sort your system out.
I wouldn't go near codec packs personally.

Chilling_Silence
16-07-2010, 06:12 PM
K-Lite is mostly FFMpeg these days anyways. It's good.

For Win7 there's the Shark007 Codec pack which is great.

Otherwise, VLC.

Always more than one way to skin a cat ;)

hrb1968
14-08-2010, 10:05 PM
A big thankyou to Goodiesguy! The K-lite codec pack did the trick! Bloody complicated little bit of software (over 200 codecs and options) but hey, it got me my video back on my WMP, so thanks. I owe you one dude!

KarameaDave
14-08-2010, 10:14 PM
How will you pay him one dude?
Assuming he wants one of course. :p