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Windows 7 Playing Music

by Ken Deyell / March 16, 2010 10:07 PM PDT

I have had so much helpful advice from this forum in the past I am coming here being I got no response in W7 forum.Unable to play music in Yahoo chat rooms,and I'm wondering if there is a codec required.No one in the room can hear it playing.

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by jeff_windows_team / March 17, 2010 6:52 AM PDT

I'm not sure how those chat rooms handle music, but it would help if you could compare the file type you are trying to play with the list of acceptable file types Yahoo chat rooms support. I'm guessing it isn't a codec issue so sit tight before you go download any codec packs.

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Windows 7 Playing Music
by Ken Deyell / March 17, 2010 8:07 AM PDT
In reply to: codecs

Jeff thanks for starting to dig into this for me.I have confirmed that the file types .mp3 and .wma that are trying to be played are supported by yahoo chat as outlined on this page
I have no trouble playing these files on my wmp11 and vista in any chat room,but my friend can not accomplish this with W7.The reason I mentioned the subject of a codec is because I did need one for my Vista.Any help/direction you can offer be appreciated.

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Windows 7 Playing Music
by Ken Deyell / March 23, 2010 9:19 PM PDT

I guess I can't expect anymore help on this.

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