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sprayer | 12:35 Mon 24th Aug 2009 | Technology
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from time to time I recieve emails with video attachments,
my default player is win. media player but sometimes when I try to open them a message appears saying someting like '' cannot play this file- wrong codec, how can I fix this to play all files ?

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several answers to this that will work, I'll throw 2 in...

either download the k-lite codec pack and install it then WMP will play most things you can find.

http://download.cnet.com/K-Lite-Codec-Pack-Ful l/3000-2170_4-64246.html?tag=mncol

or download VLC media player, which is a far better player than WMP and will also play pretty much anything.

http://www.videolan.org/mirror-geo.php?file=vl c/1.0.1/win32/vlc-1.0.1-win32.exe
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Thanx for your answers everyone, will have a go at fixing the problem now ....

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