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Windows Media Player 11 Crashes Opening AVI Files

Windows Media Player used to support all video codecs that compressed in AVI file in the days that AVI format comes into being. Once it has been loaded you will find Windows Media Player works ok and folders no longer crash. Understanding AVI Format The first thing you need to understand about AVI, aka Audio Video Interlaced, is that it is a very old container format created by Microsoft in 1992. WMP still plays two audio tracks fine. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-not-opening.php

Similar Topics Windows Media Player 11 Crashing Mar 15, 2008 Media Player Classic crashing Feb 17, 2009 player for .avi files? I installed a whole load of codecs to play HDTV files, along with VLC Player, Media Player Classic, CoreAVC codec, etc. caused by either or both of two things: bad video file or some screwed up explorer settings. I joined just to put it on the net so that someone might find it on a search at some time! https://www.moviecodec.com/general/windows-media-player-crashes-when-opening-avi-files-12327/

Convert AVI Video If you must use Windows Media Player and the video won't play, you can try converting the video to another format that is supported. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Daily Email Newsletter Featured PostsHow to Check if Your VPN Connection is Actually EncryptedThe Best Free Apps for a New iPhoneView Problem solved 08-02-2008 09:40 PMMax2410 Feedback Max2410 wrote: I had the same problem, I did some searching, and was advised to install the mpeg4 decoder at the following link :- http://www.free-codecs.com/FFDShow_download.htm This is a windows problem.

  • I still don't know if you are running Vista, with or without SP1, and if you have all of the latest patches.
  • This used to be very common, but it's pretty rare these days.
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  • Smestarz 01-07-2008 04:13 AMsmestarz Feedback When I try to play AVI files my Media player Classic crashes and the error is as follows (details) AppName: mplayerc.exe AppVer: ModName: vsfilter.dll ModVer:
  • Check the processes in Task Manager after you launch WMP and see if wmplayer.exe is on the list.
  • Oct 31, 2008 #15 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.
  • Does that happen to you as well.

I will test your theory when i get a chance later tonight. Aug 9, 2005 #3 Kimmers TS Rookie Posts: 23 It seems to be a problem with most versions lately Jun 24, 2007 #4 almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,277 Rizvan said: All Rights Reserved. He began blogging in 2007 and quit his job in 2010 to blog full-time.

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Phantom010, Apr 7, 2013 #2 klaatu Thread Starter Joined: Sep 11, 2007 Messages: 71 Phantom010 said: ↑ Have you tried the following Microsoft "Fix-it" solution? Can you launch WMP from the start menu and it won't close? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-pictures/wmp-11-crashes-when-trying-to-play-avi-files/2bf57e6b-09ec-48ff-88d0-123a594e9451 lambik40 likes this.

What card did you have before the ATI RADEON one 9250 pci only. Windows Media Player Issues One possible simple solution is to make sure that the file type is associated with WMP. With K-Lite Codec Pack installed, you can play almost all the movie and the AVI files should be able to play in Windows Media Player. no different.

Hey it's M$, what can you do? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/avi-files-still-crashing-media-player.62878/ I'm recording this files with DxTory, and I'm using the Lagarith Lossless Codec. Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Multimedia > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent All other media players i have work absolutely fine and i have: Real Player, Media Player Classic, Quicktime and bunch of others.

Solved: Windows Media Player crashes Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by klaatu, Apr 6, 2013. useful reference This problem started when i upgraded my windows media 9 to 10. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. This was the definite answer to me!!!!

Thanks a lot! I installed lates Divx player & codecs which now opens my AVI's no problem ... Thanks for all the help and suggestions Nov 14, 2006 #8 Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345 +11 More information about those crashes (which DLLs / other files are affected my review here Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

What you will need to do is load a new codec pack. If the file plays like this then it means files are okay, problem is with windows avi detector. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Avi files still crashing mediaplayer Byrhodathesubaru · 18 replies Nov 13, 2006 I know that this has been gone over before but

Anyone have any suggestions for getting WMP working?

You may also... Keep in mind that newer versions of the software MAY NOT BE COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS ME.Good Luck! 05-07-2012 12:38 PMAndhui Feedback Install some AVI codecs to let Windows Media Player play Divx Player can play the files fine. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Graphics Cards Today's Posts Windows Media Player crashes every time i try to play a videofile ByRizvan · 14 replies Aug 8, 2005 Pretty

Even at MAX compression the average PC backup image is 2.5 to 4.0 GB in size). Nov 30, 2006 #18 N1Hawk TS Rookie Posts: 222 Video Lan's Player will play almost everything! rburb98Feb 28, 2015, 4:43 AM I don't know why this is happening. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-error-after-opening-vob-file.php wolffexFeb 28, 2015, 5:42 AM when you are in media player classic, open the file and then in the play right click in middle of the screen.