Windows Media Player will not play files .avi or .mpg - Error Message: C00D1199

Windows Media Player won't play .avi or .mpg files; files which I know to be readable by Windows Media Player. In addition, this program has played these accurate files in the month of August. The files are readable on other programs. I searched other forums, but it is impossible to find an answer to this problem, except the recommendation of a codec - although I don't know how I have "lost" the codec in the past two months. Today, spontaneously and erratically, Windows Media Player recognizes the .mpg files, but not the .avi. Microsoft Security Essentials have installed and up to date, if it is not a virus. Have problems in other programs with the recognition of previously readable files. Not sure if it's related, so I'll post in separate... forums but I'll give you a link if you want to. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Hello

Other players, such as iTunes and QuickTime, have been known to corrupt some files that
then will cause this error.

You received the C00D1199 error message using Windows Media Player. What follows
information to help you solve the problem.
http://www.Microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/Webhelp/default.aspx?&mpver=11.0.5721.5145&ID=C00D1199&ContextId=68&OriginalID=80040218

Windows Media Player C00D1199 - this also applies to Vista and WMP11
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/C00D1199

C00D1199 errorhttp://www.updatexp.com/c00d1199.html

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In addition to the information contained in the link above, you should probably update the codec.

Follow these steps to remove corruption and missing/damaged file system repair or replacement.

Start - type in the search box - find command top - RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN

sfc/scannow

How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker (SFC.exe)
program generates in Windows Vista cbs.log
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/928228

Then, run checkdisk - schedule it to run at next boot, then apply OK your way out, then restart.

How to run the check disk at startup in Vista
http://www.Vistax64.com/tutorials/67612-check-disk-Chkdsk.html

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Determine if 32 or 64 bits.

Start - type in the search box-> Winver find upstairs and double click on - check version

After that the foregoing, add codec - get these 32 bit if:

-Free - CCCP also get free tool of insurgents
http://CCCP-project.NET/
http://www.freewaregenius.com/2007/02/09/CCCP-codec-pack/

FFDSHOW - free
http://sourceforge.NET/projects/ffdshow/

Check here:

Plug-ins for Windows Media Player
http://www.Microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/plugins.aspx

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If 64-bit:

Read this 1st and go that route, or use the one below.

http://www.Vistax64.com/sound-audio/152850-Vista-codec-pack-32bit-64bit-Media-Player-codecs.html

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If 64-bit Vista - can run WMP in 32 or 64 bit mode.

Or try these: download - SAVE - go to the place where your put them RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN.

For 32-bit use these - OR the 32 bit ones listed above which I prefer.

K - Lite Codec Pack 8.1.7 (or newer)
http://www.codecguide.com/

Use them for 64-bit:

K - Lite Codec Pack 5.6.0 (64-bit) (or newer)
http://www.codecguide.com/

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You know that you use WMP 32 or 64

Change, change or set 64 - Bit Windows Media Player 11 (WMP11) in Windows Vista x 64 as default
http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/01/19/switch-change-or-set-64-bit-Windows-Media-Player-11-WMP11-in-Windows-Vista-x64-as-default/

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VLC needs, of no use so usually Codec as a backup when asked to support associations of files just say no.

VLC - free
http://www.videolan.org/VLC/

I hope this helps.

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