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# 79448 17-Mar-2011 20:11
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Recently My copy of DVBViewer stopped displaying a picture. The sound is good.
A message says
"Cannot render Mediafile/Output pin.error:0x80040218 No combination of filters could be found to render the stream."
I had previously installed an update to Cyberlink Power DVD Version 8, (originally purchased to get my hands on the h.264 codec for DVBViewer.
Thinking that this may have upset the DVBviewer install, I installed the latest version, but the problem persists.
Unfortunately I have no idea how to locate the problem and I would be very appreciative of any thoughts, help, etc.


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  # 449428 17-Mar-2011 23:45
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So far as I know, Cyberlink have locked out 3rd party software from using their codecs. I believe the last update of PDVD 8 that still worked with other software is update 2217. If you've upgraded past that build then you'll have to "upgrade" back to 2217...

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  # 449429 17-Mar-2011 23:46
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...Alternatively, use a different codec such as CoreAVC or FFDShow...



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  # 449494 18-Mar-2011 10:02
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Thanks for the quick reply.
The only reason I purchased the Power DVD was to access the codecs.
But I did find it a good player.
It said it required an upgrade to play a BluRay disk, which I thought was a bit strange as it played any precvious ones ok.
I'll be really miffed all they wanted to do was secure their codecs.
I'll try one of the other codecs mentioned first before degrading Power DVD.

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