Windows Media not playing video clips

  dazza39 11:42 17 Sep 05
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Hello

When I Open Windows Media player,everythings fine i can listen to music etc,but when i want to play a video or mpeg it freezes up my system completely so i have to re-boot?any idea why,have done obvious things like defrag,scan disk,virus check etc no problems found.

  PA28 12:46 17 Sep 05

Can you give us some more information on your system please - especially memory.

  dazza39 18:53 18 Sep 05

Windows XP Home
2.4GHz Athelon Processer
1 gig RAM
256Meg Video Card Geforce 6200

  dazza39 22:49 23 Sep 05

Can anyone advise?

  Rogerfredo 09:25 24 Sep 05

Are you trying to access an optical drive when the freeze occurs, or a hard drive?
I ask because I have had a similar problem recently when an optical drive connected through a PCI IDE board stopped working and caused the PC to hang. I solved this by downloading the latest BIOS for the IDE board.

  dazza39 17:27 27 Sep 05

Not sure what your saying Ozzy?

  flyingbrit 17:31 27 Sep 05

i had the same problem after i formated pc. it ended up i forgot to install motherboard drivers(ooopppssss)anyway try updating drivers.

  dazza39 09:37 28 Sep 05

Someone suggested uninstalling/re-installing my video codecs?,how do i go about this?.Or where would i find info.Thanks

  flyingbrit 14:40 28 Sep 05

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  dazza39 18:51 28 Sep 05

The download Didnt work the problem is stil lat large

  lmhillyard 19:29 28 Sep 05

Is it a file corruption?
Try open with... real player or some other media player.
If it plays at least you have eliminated the file itself

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