avi trouble

Discussion in 'Waffle' started by detonate-dj, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. detonate-dj

    detonate-dj sexdrugs&rockinthedole

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    just waited aaaages for inglourious basterds to d/l right nd when i go to play it, it says codec error: use windows media player....then it directs me to some dodgy site saying
    You are trying to play a High Quality Video.
    Due to server Costs, etc, we decided to protect our Movie Releases
    and can only be played by our sponsor's custom player. Dont worry
    as it is still 100% Free. Just download the player to
    play the video file. We hope you understand this hassle.


    then the link it gives doesnt work......
    so i try the site alone off the link and it says;
    thank you for visiting the site...
    this is a closed user community

    ive tried d/l loadsa different codecs and shit and still no joy, takes the piss man, all i wanna do is watch a film!

    any body know whats going on lol any way around it?
     
  2. GZero

    GZero No fear no sound!

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    Run it through GSpot, and either post the useful information or a screenshot.

    http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

    What URL does it give you? Will do my best to help...
     
  3. GZero

    GZero No fear no sound!

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    Actually forget that.

    It's not out yet. You downloaded a fake. Sorry.
     
  4. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Have you tried playing it with VLC Player?
     
  5. JamesZero

    JamesZero aka Zero Beats

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    I was going to say this... VLC Player will play anything.

    The reason it wont play in Windows media player is because it needs a Codec to read the video.

    There is a pack called K-Lite which if installed will let you play most types of file with Windows media player.
     
  6. GZero

    GZero No fear no sound!

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  7. detonate-dj

    detonate-dj sexdrugs&rockinthedole

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    cheers for your help people, already d/l the k-lite codec packs and they dnt work,
     
  8. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    you need a divx 4.something or other plugin, click the cross next to the clip/movie name when it errors in Windows Media Player an it should connect you to a site to download it, I did it about 2 days ago an its working fine for me
     
  9. Turtles

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    Windows Media player is shit. VLC or Media Player Classic are good + the K Lite Codec. All I've ever needed.
     
  10. GZero

    GZero No fear no sound!

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    To reiterate.

    A common way to spread malware is to take "Latest Movie (tm)" and put a fake release onto P2P networks, torrent trackers and rapidshare etc. Then encode it using a homegrown codec/require a license file that can only be obtained by installing the "codec" provided by the bad guys.

    Now you have a virus, and can play the film, at which point you realize it's just whatever AVI the bad guys had lying around.

    VCDQuality.com lists all legit scene releases. If it's not on there, you've either got a fake or access others can only dream of.
     
  11. Turtles

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  12. D BREAKNECK

    D BREAKNECK 7 years on top

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    Even if you get it to play it'll be German midgets fucking a goat.[/QUOTE]

    You got a link for such quality material? :shades:

    :D