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#11317 15-Jan-2007 23:13
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Hey, not sure where this topic goes under, but I'll try under here. Feel free to move the topic to another category if it's in the wrong category.

Anyways, I recently installed the XP Codec Pack after reinstalling Windows on my computer. But, what I did not expect, was that it actually screwed up alot of my codecs. I can't play some of the mp3 that i used to be able to play before. This is really weird. It's never happened before. Normally, when I install XP codec pack, it works perfectly. I don't know what is going on. Could it be something to do with Windows Media Player 11? Because this problem didnt occur before I formatted my computer (I was using WMP10 then). And also, is there any other way to fix the codec problem without reinstalling windows again? I tried installing K-lite codec pack, but it didnt fix the problem. Please help, thanks.

Btw, being off topic... that 'Computer Science' ad on the top with the eyes... it's SOOOOOO COOL! (Hope I don't get in trouble for this comment)

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  #57994 15-Jan-2007 23:25
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Installing codec packs with WMP11 seems to delete the AC3 filter which means no sound.

Google AC3 filter download, that should fix it. It's happened to me a few times.

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  #57995 15-Jan-2007 23:25
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apparently installing multiple codec packs is bad?
have you tried using gspot to see if the codecs are actually there?
do they play in anything else? like mpc?


 
 
 
 


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  #57997 15-Jan-2007 23:32
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rscole86:

apparently installing multiple codec packs is bad?
have you tried using gspot to see if the codecs are actually there?
do they play in anything else? like mpc?



Sry, didnt make myself clear. I uninstalled xp codec pack first, then i installed k-lite codec pack. and everything plays in mpc, apart from quicktime and real player files, which is weird. they used to work.

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  #57998 15-Jan-2007 23:36
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dont you need quicktime alternative and real alternative for those?

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  #58000 15-Jan-2007 23:38
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You would be best going with the QT alternative pack. Uninstall everything else. QTA has everything you need.

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  #58002 15-Jan-2007 23:39
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bradstewart: You would be best going with the QT alternative pack. Uninstall everything else. QTA has everything you need.


what do u mean by everything? even other codecs?

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