I can't see any video on Windows Media Player...?

I have some videos that I am trying to watch and have all worked fine, except now, this one won't. I have checked all the setting for this video and it's the same. I can hear the audio but can't see anything and it seems to be playing it as though it is music or something because it shows the visualisations in place of the video image.


Thanks, it said something about Codex at the bottom of the player when it was trying to load. Is there no way around this?

10 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    that's because you dont have any codec installed on your computer.

    install cole2k from this link: http://www.cole2k.net/?display=Codec-Pack-Standard

    its the best codec pack out on the internet and you'll be able to play any type of video, except for divx (.avi) you'll have to install the divx player from http://www.divx.com

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    Here you can download K-lite Codec Pack http://bit.ly/1kl9rHM

    you need this software if you can't open files (like mp4, divx and much more), play videos or if you see a missing codec message. This is a very useful software that will solve all your codec issues

  • millay
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    you want a video Converter application to transform FLV to WMV. Step a million: Convert FLV to WMV supported by potential of abode windows Media participant. Step 2: Import the switched over action picture to abode windows Media participant. Step 3: have exciting wish it enables!

  • 1 decade ago

    can be hardware accelleration problem. Try playing with that for that particular video

    Display Properties - settings - advance - troubleshoot

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  • 1 decade ago

    Try installing the required codecs. One good website is:


    This website contains most of the necessary codecs.

  • 1 decade ago

    Try that file in another player...like VLc player.It might solve u'r problem.............

  • 1 decade ago

    thats a codex function try different player

  • 1 decade ago

    try to set up codecs program

  • 1 decade ago

    i think that the file u r using is not supported by windows media player

    please try to use "power dvd" - this software can support more file formats

    or else please try to update ur media player to its 11Th version

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    I would like to ask the same question as the op.

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