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I totally forgot which pack I used to have... What is the best one so I can play all types of videos with WMP?
    
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K-Lite Full Pack. The best one I've ever used.
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http://www.codecguide.com/download_mega.htm

That is the best out there! Has every codec you will ever need. Even HD ones.
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post #4 of 11
There isnt one that will let you play all video types/codecs, they will let you play most, and alot of codec packs cause more problems than they fix.

IMHO if you have alot of different videos just use VLC player.

A mixture if WMP + VLC should play every single movie, without installing any codecs.
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Just use VLC player, it has every video and audio codec and play any video format in the world.
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Just use VLC player, it has every video and audio codec and play any video format in the world.
I like having one player. Codec packs do not bother me as for the past year when I had xp, I never had one single problem.
    
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post #7 of 11
Guardian knot codec pack. (it comes with a LOT of them, almost all I ever need. FFDshow, xvid, corevorbis, etc..) you can also download matroska pack and ratDVD just in case.
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
K-Lite Full Pack. The best one I've ever used.
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http://www.codecguide.com/download_mega.htm

That is the best out there! Has every codec you will ever need. Even HD ones.

I second both of these. Mega is better though, as it includes the Real Player alternative, and also, it includes Media Player Classic, which I reckon has a much better picture quality than VLC.
    
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K-Lite Full Pack. The best one I've ever used.
yep use it too.....best one IMO, I also heared good things about VLC player
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post #10 of 11
vlc is crap for playing some types..

your best bet is

the CCCP http://www.cccp-project.net/

combined with Media Player Classic..

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