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VLC MEDIA PLAYER

Discussion in 'Video playback problems' started by bobfunky, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. bobfunky

    bobfunky Member

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    please forgive me im rubbish with all this stuff..
    down loaded VLC media player so i could watch down loaded films.no problem that works fine ...
    before vlc installed. when i just wanted to watch a clip i would click on the windows media player icon say a trailer for a film it would open in media player and play ..

    now the windows media files do not seem to open anymore and so cannot watch these clips ..any tips please
     
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    When you try to open them do u get any error messages??
     
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    hi thanks for reply yes i get dns error
     
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    In that case do you get any webpages coming up on your web browser??
     
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    thanks borhan9 for replying i seem to have found the cause i went into programs and into the settings on media player and then file types and re ticked avi files and now they work,i guess when i down loaded the alc player it over rided the media player i dont now why they would nt play on the alc player if that was the case though
     
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    No worries. I'm glad its all good now.
     
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    hi i have a VLC Media Player this is my first time using this media player, okay this is the problem i have some movies that i would like to watch but i try to play them on VLC Media Player but they wont play like i have sound and everything just the video wont come up
     
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    You may need to download a video codec pack that can help you play the videos. Go to the software section and find a good codec pack.
     

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