Codecs

  eljanno 16:56 05 Aug 06
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Hi Me again!!

I have been trying to play a windows media TM movie clip and I am getting the error message
"windows media player could not play the file one or more codecs required to play the file could not be found" How can I sort this please

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  wolfie3000 16:57 05 Aug 06

what type of video file is it?

Iv never heard of a TM video?

  eljanno 17:01 05 Aug 06

dont laugh! its a file of Jeremy Kyle with his new baby, I think the TM may have been taken over from a program on my PC that tries to open it by default I changed it to open with windows media player and thats the error message I got.

  wolfie3000 17:03 05 Aug 06

SO if i get this straight in my head the video file extension is TM well never heard of that type,

What program tries to open it by default?

  eljanno 17:08 05 Aug 06

I think it was something in Nero, I have changed it now to a wma file

  wolfie3000 17:10 05 Aug 06

ok but a wma file is an audio file so does it work like that?

  eljanno 17:13 05 Aug 06

no it wont play give the error about codecs. I have just been looking where I got the file from but I cannot find the site now

  wolfie3000 17:16 05 Aug 06

Well first thing is to change it from a wma as this is an audio file, sometimes windows media player will look for the right codecs online.

  wolfie3000 17:17 05 Aug 06

failing that download this as it has many codecs and might have the one you want.

click here

  eljanno 17:18 05 Aug 06

Thanks

  NewestRoyWidd1 17:24 05 Aug 06

You could also try click here and look at the left side of the page for codecs,also click here

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