Hi i've just downloaded ffdshow 20050204 I try opening the program with the makeAVIS.exe and I always get the "failed to initialize AviSynth" error I figured I needed to download a plugin or something so I looked on the internet and found that avisynth was a program, kinda so I downloaded that and installed that too. I then uninstalled ffdshow re-installed and selected the options to include vdubmod plugins and the avisyth plugins then I directed (when instructed) the program to the two plugin folders for each program. and then finsihed setup. and It still does not work. Any help would be apprecaited. I've searched the entire forums , videohelp, and yahoo and I can't find anything that will help me.