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Windows can`t read movie files

  1. #1

    Posts : 29
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Windows can`t read movie files

    Hi ! I got some Movies on my Laptop. And i want to see them but they can`t read the file ! I watched the dictator like 2-3 days ago and then it worked. Help ?

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  2. #2

    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,374
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there
    download VLC media player --free -- plays almost every known video and audio codec in this (and probably other) Universe(s).
    VideoLAN - VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS!

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  3. #3

    South Carolina
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8

    And jimbo saves the day again. Thats a pretty neat website.
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