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Personal videos won't play in Win. Xbox video.

  1. #11

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,884
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    I have found mcaffee wholly ineffective in finding anything that is really dangerous, and blocking valid programs. You may be able to set it up to ignore certain types of downloads. perhaps it is blocking all EXE files. But even if it blocks a valid program or website, you should be able to allow it to work. VLC is great but I don't think it can read 3gp files, unless the new version 2.0.6 can do it. 3gp files were usually the format for videos in Palm devices, like my old Treo. I had to install their interface for the device to watch them. I dunno, does VLC play 3gp files now? because back when I had my treo it would not play them.

    If you cant find a player that can play these, you can convert them with Leawo Total Video Converter:

    Leawo Video Converter Ultimate - Best easy media converter software

    They have a number of products of varying price that can do this

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  2. #12

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Is there any way to private message on this forum? Robin, I'd like to get an example of one of your 3gp files. Is there somewhere you could share it? Dropbox, OneDrive, anywhere.
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