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finding a compatible codec

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 16:56 17 Sep 04

hi all,everytime i wan't to watch a movie on my computer i always have to download a suitable codec for the piece of media to actully watch the thing!,is there any program i can use to find out any piece of media for what codecs are compatible.thanks all.ben

  Stuartli 17:00 17 Sep 04

What are you using to view the videos?

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 17:15 17 Sep 04

standard media player - windows XP

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 17:15 17 Sep 04

standard media player - windows XP.thanks

  Stuartli 17:30 17 Sep 04

Have you enabled all the File Types from Tools>Options>File Types?

If so and you are still missing codecs, try the K-Lite Standard pack from:

click here

This should cover most requirements once installed.

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 18:03 17 Sep 04

thanks stu but i really wanted to know if there was a program i can use to find out what codecs are compatible.thanks again.ben

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:52 17 Sep 04

Find out how you can watch that movie
CODEC FINDER 5.1 click here

  Audeal 20:21 17 Sep 04

Fruit Bat /\0/\: I just downloaded this file Coec Finder 5.1 and have been warned twice of a miliceous script detected. Is this safe to install or should it be avoided.

  Stuartli 10:12 18 Sep 04

Run an AV scan on the file, otherwise delete it.

The K-lite codec pack should provide all that you are likely to require now or in the immediate future.

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