what are "Codecs" re-windows media player

  DrLector 19:52 28 Jul 05
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when i play some downloads on window media player i sometimes get a message saying " windows media platyer cannot play this file,one or more codecs required to play the file could not be found".
what dose the mean, and how do i fix it
thanks

  stalion 19:58 28 Jul 05

these are codecs download and install they enable you to play different audio and video files click here

  Stuartli 20:16 28 Jul 05

First try downloading the WMP9 codecs update from the Microsoft website:

click here

Then download the K-lite standard codecs pack from:

click here

which covers virtually every audio/video codec likely to be required.

Also ensure that from WMP's Toos>Options>File Types that all the types are checked (Select All and Apply>OK).

  ashdav 00:28 29 Jul 05
  Belatucadrus 01:05 29 Jul 05

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