Media player - sound but no picture

  VNAM75 23:52 PM 21 Jul 11
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When I view video content on some news website it uses media player (embedded) to display the footage. However, the media player only displays the logo and audio without any video. This is on an XP sp3 machine. I get nothing at all on a second pc but on a old laptop it works fine. All run on XP sp3. It works fine on my Dell windows 7 laptop too. I'm not sure what version media players are installed on each machine. Is there a easy solution to this?

  mole44 05:06 AM 22 Jul 11

I think you're missing some codecs,try downloading "divx" and "xvid" to see if this helps.

  velveteen 05:13 AM 22 Jul 11

yeah, you need to install the codecs like k-lite

  VNAM75 23:37 PM 22 Jul 11

Thanks, but how do I know/find out what codecs are missing?

  rdave13 01:26 AM 23 Jul 11

http://www.filehippo.com/downloadklitecodec_pack/

Download and let it install all known codecs. Ie, default installation.

  rdave13 01:27 AM 23 Jul 11
  VNAM75 23:40 PM 23 Jul 11

Thanks for that, I will try it.

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