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Old 07-02-02, 02:14 AM
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I have a .avi file that won't play...

when it's in the "preview pane" of WinXP, it shows the first clip of the file, but when I go to play it in the WMP, it just does the audio, and a showcase of visuals, but not the file's video.

Any ideas?
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install the divx codec
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yep. that should do it. lmk if I can help with that
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I already have the DIVX codec
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Did it download completely? If not that may be your problem. I find MPEGs a lot more forgiving in that manner.
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Sounds like you don't have the right codec. Is the DiVX codec you're using the latest version(5.x)?
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Some .avi files require the MJPEG Codec (Motion JPEG). Example: Canon PowerShot Camera video files w/ .avi extension. You will get sound but no picture without the codec.

This post on driverfourm.com may help.
http://www.driverforum.com/video/18219.html
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You may also need the smr patch.

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