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unrecognised video files

Discussion in 'Video playback problems' started by dandilldo, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. dandilldo

    dandilldo Member

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    i have downloaded a few films 2 avi and 1 mpg however they will not play on any of my players and codec finder and gspot don't recognise them (codec finder says this is not a valid avi file) any views on this????????????????????
     
  2. Indochine

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    Dan Dildo! Nice user name ;-)

    Where did you download them from? Was it Bit Torrent? Did they complete properly?

    PS Lots of question marks are not necessary.

     
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    downloaded via emule and the whole thing downloaded, got an avi (not recognised as an avi), an mpg and a wmv
    never had any problems with films b4 till these 3
    weird cos all my other films play fine
     
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    They could be fakes. Shared deliberately to disrupt p2p networks and confuse beginners.
     

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