avi file plays on laptop but not desktop?

  dark-horse 07:22 27 Apr 06

I have two computers, a laptop with (P4 3.4GHz with radeon 9600) and a desktop (dual Xeon 3.6Ghz with radeon 9250). Some of the .avi files that play on my laptop do not play on the pc. Both graphics cards are 128mb. Any suggestions??

  Diodorus Siculus 08:26 27 Apr 06

Most likely a problem with codecs - SHERLOCK - The Codec Detective - FREE Codec Check Checking Utility!
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  pj123 10:45 27 Apr 06

Have a go with JetAudio (free). Download from

click here

Scroll down to the bottom and select Basic download.

I use it quite a lot. Plays anything I've thrown at it (audio and video).

  dark-horse 12:51 28 Apr 06

Many thanks for the replies. I have loaded as many codecs now as I can download and still no joy.

  ACOLYTE 12:54 28 Apr 06

If you install this and they still dont play i would give in lol.

click here

  pj123 17:12 28 Apr 06

I have just played an avi file using jetaudio no problem.

Give it a try, it is free.

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