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When I try to play an AVI file in windows media player 11, I either get a green screen or a black screen. The audio plays fine, though.

I've tried turning down video acceleration and no luck.
I've tried turning off overlays and no luck.
I've tried different codecs and no luck.

Please help.

I haven't made any changes recently to my video card or codecs, so I have no clue whats causing the issue(s).
post #2 of 9
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Help! >.<
post #3 of 9
try VLC media player..

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

plays everything.. only thing i can think of.

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Actually, if I download codecs from a site and install them, the video is too choppy to see a part of the video and shows green layer at the beginning. If I don't have any additional codecs, when I play the video file it says codec acquired and it plays, (sound works fine), but it shows no video (black screen).

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try VLC media player..

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

plays everything.. only thing i can think of.

~Higgs
Will try. Thanks.



EDIT: Works great! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
post #5 of 9
K-lite Codec Pack

Try searching/installing it. Even though you've tried others you said, this is what I'd first try.
    
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like heru said k-lite codec pack, just make sure you uninstall your old ones first and use a reg cleaning program such as crap cleaner in between uninstalation of old and instalation of new.

if that doesnt work try vlc as suggested above. i dont know why anybody would want to use media player when vlc pwns it all over the shop anyway
    
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green screens are normally codec issues or conflicts... try unregistering ffdshow

regsvr32 /u ffdshow.ax

also try VLC... WMP is total crap for everything aside from DRM'ed content... which is crap anyways
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Seems like an Xvid problem...Klite will cover you on any Windows OS...
But you can still dowload the newest codec
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When you installed the codec packs did you go default or did you select every available codec?

What does G-Spot say the codes are?
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