The Sheep 11:05 27 Jul 04

I have recently moved a Windows Media Player playlist and files from one PC to another. On the first PC they played no problem at all, however on the second PC most of the time I am getting a message saying unable to download codecs. Can anyone explain to me

1)What is a codec
2)How to rectify this problem

Thanks in advance.

  Confab 11:14 27 Jul 04

This method usually works for me.

Download the latest real player, windows media player, divx player and quicktime player. Try to play the files you have through each player whilst connected to the net. Each player will try to play the file but if it can't will search for the correct codec for you.


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Huawei P10 review

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

An overview: What leading creative agencies are doing to improve diversity

New iPad, iPhone SE & Red iPhone 7 on sale now