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Q: video codec needed for Windows XP ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: video codec needed for Windows XP
Category: Computers > Graphics
Asked by: sfullman-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 28 Oct 2005 17:15 PDT
Expires: 27 Nov 2005 16:15 PST
Question ID: 586238
why can't I see anything (only hear audio) when I play a DVD?  I have
been told to get a "codec" but would appreciate help in knowing I have
the right one.  I downloaded one earlier this year, but it failed to
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: video codec needed for Windows XP
From: sparse_prose-ga on 30 Oct 2005 10:24 PST
1. Go here:

2. Download the .ZIP file containing the Co/Decs and their
installation package. (feel free to scan it for virii if it makes you
feel safe... it is virus-free)

3. Unzip the .ZIP file. (Windows XP can do this natively without a problem)

4. Install the Mega Co/Decs Pack. 

5. Shut down windows, tell it to reboot the system.

6. You will now have every Co/Dec you should ever need, legal and free. Enjoy!
Subject: Re: video codec needed for Windows XP
From: ivantsh-ga on 01 Nov 2005 04:38 PST
download lastest mediaplayer 10 and then find a powerdvd or some dvd
playing software which will contain the mpeg2 codec.

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