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Cannot View Videos

by girlyinthenorth / March 29, 2004 12:16 AM PST

Hi all
Something has happened to my video files.
They have changed visually and will not play.
They are now shown as white files with windows logo?
When I go to play them I get:
Grey Box that states:
Windows cannot find Program exe.
This Program is needed for opening files of type "MPG FILE".
Location of Programs exe:
White with C/Highlighted.

Ok Cancel Locate.

If anyone can help I would be very much appreciate it.
Thanks
Katy

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Re:Cannot View Videos
by Cactus Jack / March 29, 2004 1:55 AM PST
In reply to: Cannot View Videos

Go to MSN Downloads on the left bar of the home page.
Download Windows Media Player and reinstall.

Good Luck

Cactus Jack

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Re:Cannot View Videos
by Kees Bakker / March 29, 2004 5:49 AM PST
In reply to: Cannot View Videos

I hope the downloading and installing of WMP helps. If not, do an online check for viruses with housecall.antivirus.com.

Or much more easy, associate the mpg-extension with your favorite media-player shift-rightclick, Open with ... in Explorer.

Kees

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