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Windows Live Photo Gallery Screensaver

by iamhereathome / September 17, 2011 12:23 PM PDT
I am using windows live photo gallery screensaver on my windows 7 PC. It plays all photos and videos fine except for MOV formats. It won't play those. Does anyone know if there is a fix for this or could suggest what I might be doing wrong? Thanks.
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Not sure but I found this
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 17, 2011 9:47 PM PDT
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Very confusing
by iamhereathome / September 21, 2011 11:17 PM PDT

I have found web pages that state that MOV files won't play and others that say they will. I just wish I could find the fine line that make the screensaver work on some machines and not on others.

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Confusing indeed.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 21, 2011 11:25 PM PDT
In reply to: Very confusing

Now convince yourself by trying it on all Windows 7 PC's you can find (family, friends, work, internet cafe, public library).

Kees

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Good Idea
by iamhereathome / September 22, 2011 1:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Confusing indeed.

But I don't know of any windows 7 machines available to me.....

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Did you try a common CHEAT?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 22, 2011 5:13 AM PDT

Rename them to .AVI ?

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Tried it......
by iamhereathome / September 22, 2011 10:57 AM PDT

Changing the name to *.avi didn't work. So I decided to batch convert the MOV files as someone stated above. Thanks all.

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