Problem with Windows Media Player

  edennorman 20:36 02 May 06


Thank you for looking at my problem.

I have just installed the new Windows Media Player v9

I can play some file types buit I cannot play the file extension called "video clip".

This file extension is not listed in the file type recognised by WMP iteself, can anyone suggest a solution to this problem please.


  VoG II 20:40 02 May 06

You probably need the codecs - see link in click here

  ade.h 20:42 02 May 06

"Video clip" is not a file type, just a description; the file type is likely to be MPEG4 (or its variants), Real Media, maybe AVI and possibly WMV. But the last two certainly can be played in all forms of WMP.

By the way, ver9 is not the latest; ver10 is the current issue.

Without knowing more about this file, I cannot advise further. You may need to use an alternative player or perhaps visit as per VoG's linked thread.

  Stuartli 22:43 02 May 06

You might also be interested in Microsoft's support page re MPG files:

click here

You can also download them from the site.

  lester1 22:57 02 May 06


I think version 9 is the highest supported by win98 edennorman does not specify his O/S

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