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Q: Sound files

Where are they? Using Windows 10 build 1709. There are windows sounds but no media sounds under each heading such as "festival", "quirky" etc. Are they hidden or just not to be?

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Preferred Solution: Sound files

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My husband and i are in a band and are trying to upload our music to a local site. It said we needed mp3 files so we tried coverting our wave file to an mp3 file ( my husband downloaded something that said it could do this) and now we have no sound. The speakers still make little crackling noises like they are still live but we get no sound.


A:Tried to convert music files from wave files to mp3 files and no NO SOUND WHATSOEVER

Try a different program.

Are you converting from CD, or a wave file on the hard drive?


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I've tried a lot of things to figure this out and it's been going on for quite awhile, still if anyone can post any reason why it won't stream sound, please do so, I want help badly.

I tried an instill of a new hard drive and made it the master drive, however I couldn't install windows from a disc (pci.sys) so instead i copied my os off of the old hard drive but everything had to be copied. (If you can tell me an install process to help me with my sound that'll work too)

youtube doesn't work.. etc
absolutely everything from the internet = no sound except if it caches a file and plays that file instead.
checked volumes, "play sound in webages", downloaded codecs, flash, updates.
post anything, please?

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I am running Audacity on a new 64 bit computer, running Vista. I had got my sound really good, good enough to do voice auditions, but now when I convert my Wav file to mp3 and send it to myself, the sound is awful. Why is there such a difference, when it sounds so good in Audacity or on my file converter?

A:Crappy Sound after emailing sound files

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What program other than winanp 2.76 or older can be used to play *.xmi files? What software or program can I use to
convert *.xmi files to wav and/or mid? Thanks, ellombris.

A:sound files


For conversions, have a look at this:




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I'm a budding, young composer (about 300 songs over 40 years) and a little new to the MP3 scene.
I create sound files, usually .wav or MP3 of music but my Vista platform won't let me change or add artist name, track number, etc.

Is there a way to do this on my laptop without downloading $11,000.00 worth of software?


A:sound files

billthelifer, good morning and welcome to Sunday.When you Right-Click on one of your MP3's, does a menu pop up and offer you a "Properties" option?If so, please select that and in the window that pops up, you should see a General tab, a Security tab and a Details tab.It is under the Details tab that you should be able to hover (and click) over any of the fields to add, remove or change any of the details that you want.I just tried this on a couple of MP3's on my Vista machine without any problems. I've got a lot of cluttered MP3's laying around in my Music folder (free stuff I downloaded from a bunch of singer-songwriters) so I used those. Please note that I couldn't relplicate this with a wav file, as I don't have any of those, kinda big and all.Also, just as a quick aside, when you make your MP3's - what app are you using?Please let me know if that helps.Winterland

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Recently I've downloaded some avi files but there's one of them that has no sound when i played it using mpchc. It plays fine using window media player or vlc player. Help please?

A:No sound on certain avi files

Happy New Year
To be honest, I really think the solution is to use another player. In lieu of that have you downloaded all the updates and have the newest version
Release History - MPC Home Cinema

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Hi all

I'm trying to watch 2 movies that are in avi format. the picture is amazing but there is no sound.

I have sound on all other types of files so i know its not my speakers.

Any help would be greatly appreciated


A:No Sound On Avi Files

you might be missing a codec. try either watching it in VLC Media player or go to www.free-codecs.com and get one of the codec packs they have there.

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Can anyone tell me how to change format of files.
I am trying to send small voice files to friend.
I have sent from Windows Media Centre and from Real PLayer, but they can't open files. They have suggested MP3 file or whatever.
How do I change ?

A:Sound Files

What format are your audio files at the moment?

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I recently purchased an HP Envy Phoenix 860-180st. When I play older .mov files that I have, I hear no audio. I have tried multiple players on the PC and I get the same result from each. I only have the issue with .mov files and no other audio or video files. Does anyone have any idea how to reslove this?

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OK, I'm stumped. I have sound if I play songs on Media Player. I don't have sound if I hit someone's My Space page (or my own), so I can't hear the song being played. I have sound if I play video files on the internet, but I don't have sound if I play movie files uploaded from my camera. I don't have sound on flash files or games. What's going on here? Can anyone help?

A:Only have sound with certain files

Do you have the latest Flash Player installed? Quicktime may help too. Is your system fully updated using Microsoft's Update website?

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Well recently, i got sound driver files, and there in my recived files folder, is there a way to to put them into there right place were they belong without messing anything up.

My OS is Windows xp.

A:Sound Files

How to update a Windows hardware driver - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-update-a-windows-hardware-driver/ Installing Hardware Drivers - http://www.optimizingpc.com/install/hardwaredrivers.html Louis

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My napster songs will randomly "skip", and I have selective sound omissions on a successfully installed game.
these are problems that are across the board and seem to be an internal malfunction. I play Age of Kings Conquerors exp. all of a sudden, I have no sound on MSN gaming zone and even when playing my pc, all sound works except the sound of my villagers. Whats up?

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I was using the install and change tool and there was a program "RON tool cpmsky" with no size or publisher info. When I try to uninstall it, it asks for a verification code which wants me to type the letters and numbers displayed above the text box. When I type the code and choose continue, the dialog box closes but nothing else happens. How can I get rid of this program?

A:Pop Ups and Sound Files

I am frequently getting pop ups that have the title "RON ads by cpmsky" even when I don't have any browser windows open. I also have had sound files that are of someone talking about buy.com or something. There's a program in the uninstall/remove windows tool with the title RON tool cpmsky with no publisher or size information. When I try to uninstall it, it asks if I'm sure and warns me my computer may not run the same as before. I chose yes, and it wants me to type in a series of 7 letters and numbers displayed above the text box as an uninstall validation. I do and it closes the box but nothing happens. If I type it wrong, it doesn't close the box and says the code is invalid.

Also, when I log in, two "iexplore" processes start without any internet explorer windows opening.

also, sorry for not making a new post, I couldn't figure out how to edit the first one.

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I've been tying to play some MOV files with Quicktime and while I get the video, there's no audio.

I think I might be missing a codec or something because I got a message the first time around saying something to the effect that it's missing software and will try to connect to Apple to download it, but it ended up not being able to connect to the site.

Can anyone help?


A:No sound in MOV files

Try installing Quicktime Alternative, with or without the included player. It will not conflict with Quicktime (though it is a good replacement for it) and contains many codecs.

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My computer has sound at startup but when I open wmv files and other formats, the video shows but not the sound. My "volume" is maximized and very loud when the computer starts and is shut off.

Is there some setting that I need to change?


A:No sound on wmv files

I don't think there are any codecs for wmv files, so you could try opening the file with a different program such as Media Player Classic.

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.MTS files downloaded from Lumix GF1 camera has video but no sound. I have Window 7 starter, 32-bit netbook. I downloaded a codec for 32-bit but still no sound. Please help!

A:.MTS files no sound

Post the screen shot from MediaInfo info for the clip so we know what audio it has.

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I have an avi file and I am not getting sound. I have vista and am using windows media player.

any ideas?


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My new Olympus DM-19 digital voice and music recorder has an input that is for both Microphone and earphone. The microphone works, my headphones work, but the irock FM broadcaster I bought at radio shack doesn't work in it, nor do any of the headphone plugs at my local radio shack. How can I get the Olympus recorder to recognize the irock? Do I need a different FM broadcaster? Are radio shack's plugs too short for the Olympus receptacle? They look virtually identical.

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Is there a way that I can get my sound files to play via WINAMP as opposed to REAL-PLAYER.?

I have got individual files to play by going into 'My Sounds' and right clicking; 'open with' and then selecting WINAMP but the next time I go to play the files it defaults to REAL.


A:Play sound files

Real Player is changing them back. Open Real Pain and go into setting or preferences and where it has file types remove the tics from all those ext. you want winamp to play and then open by right clicking and setting the file association with winamp.

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After system crashed, got it restored but all my MIDI and WAV files are missing, I cannot play CD's or any system sounds.
It seams that everything regaurding sound has been wiped out. I have tried reloading windows 98 and have tried to reinstall sound card but nothing seams to bring back sound.
i have gotten error message of there is not hardware or something but I am running out of ideas. Any help would be appreciated

A:{RESOLVED} No sound/Files

We need to know the model / brand of your sound card before we can start to help.

You said your WAV files are missing? You did a Start, Find, Files for *.WAV and *.MID and nothing shows up?

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Deleted as I found my answer.
Thank you.

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I don't know if this question belongs here or not, but all of a sudden my mp3 files on Media Player don't have any sound. They look like they're playing, but there is no sound. Speakers are OK, as I have Audacity and all that is fine. I have a new HP pavilion series with Win 7 if that makes any difference.

A:Solved: No sound for mp3 files

Maybe THIS can help?

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How do you get a wav sound file that you download, to be your "Enter Windows," and Exit Windows" sounds? I have never done it before. I'd appreciate any help.

A:Wav Sound Files Question

You didn't mention your windows version, but either 98 or xp are similar. In control panel look for sound and audio devices(for xp, I forget the exact wording for 98) and a box will pop up similar to the pic attached.

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Please please help. I've had this laptop for 10 days, and I have already screwed it up.

Please bear with me. I don't know a whole lot about computers.
I have a Dell Inspiron 1720. Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit.
My computer came with PC Cillin, but it kept freezing up when I tried to shut it down & it said there was a compatibility problem so I uninstalled it & downloaded Avast Antivirus. I ran Avast an hour ago & it said there were files that were infected so I deleted them. Mistake.
Now I cannot click on my sound icon on my taskbar. When I mouse over it, it says "No Audio Output Device is installed."
If I look at my Installed Programs, it says I have Sound Blaster Audigy Advanced MB.

What do I do next to try to fix this? If you need anything other info, please let me know & let me know how to get that info on my computer.


A:Help Please! I Deleted Files & Now Have No Sound

Here's the download page for the driver. The install instructions are at the bottom of the pagehttp://support.dell.com/support/downloads/

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OK...I thought I would try this again since I am STILL stumped!

Is there a way I can burn files that are of real audio format?! I also have some that are in .au :( I need to get these on a CD in a format that is playable by a normal cd player!

Please help! I am desperate! :(

A:Converting sound files

I found a program that might be what you want...

I know for a fact that it converts .ra files to .wav, but I'm not sure about the .au files.

It is at http://www.remixer.com/downloads.htm

edit: it is under the 'featured files' section

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when i try to play avi files the sound either lags or doesnt play at all

A:Solved: No sound with avi files

Probably codec problem. See if this will help.
No sound with avi files.

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Ok, I went away for the weekend and while I was gone, there was a thunderstorm and the power went on and off a few times (not sure if this is related or not).

Well, I returned after the weekend away from my computer, I turn my computer on and it starts to chug along (its rather old), it gets to the windows xp loading screen and then just turns black. I leave it on this black screen for an hour or so and nothing happens. I try a few more times and the same thing happens.

I'm suprised, so I go into safe mode and as safemode is loading (as it shows the system files loading or whatever), one file called sptd.sys refuses to load. So, I press esc to cancel it's loading and when I finally get to my desktop in safemode, I find the file called sptd.sys (it's located at windows/system32/drivers/sptd.sys) and move it into a different folder on my desktop. I restart my computer and it loads perfectly.

Next, I try to play my iTunes and it says there is a problem with my audio. I look at my system tray and there is no little speaker to adjust my volume. I try everything I can think of, but my sound wont work. I'm using a baster! live sound card, and it's as if it isn't being detected.

I put the sptd.sys file back in it's place, but when I restart my computer it goes to the stupid black screen again.

The sound was working great before this incident too.

any help to get my sound working would be great, and if you need any info, please just ask. I will do anythi... Read more

A:Sound and system files help

Greetings Maxwell McLeod, Welcome to TSF!

Perhaps the quickest and simplest solution to your dilemma would be to firstly try a System Restore back to a date before you went away.

To do this...

Go Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.

Once in the System Restore Panel, select Restore my computer to an earlier time > Next > select one of the bold dates on the left hand side > Next > OK.
The computer will automatically reboot...upon reboot, you will have a completely blank Desktop for about 2 minutes; then, the System Restore feature will confirm the change, click OK and all should be fine.
One point to remember; you will have to update your Anit Virus definitions/database again.
Please Note: Doing a System Restore using this method will not delete any of your personal data and files.

Give it a go and report back with how you fared.

Kind Regards,

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If I attach a device with video files and play the files on the computer, there is no sound.
Sound for other music and video files on the computer does work.
I thought initially, maybe Skypes sound settings were taking over, and needed to be changed, and I modified some of skypes audio settings but it had no effect.
I did not find the sound controls in Windows 7, that I am used to adjusting in Windows XP, so I really do not know how to fix this.

Any advice would be appreciated.



A:Video files have no sound.

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I just installed Windows 10 on my PC. I have had it on my laptop for a while. The install was perfect except for one problem - sound on certain files.

I have a sound card installed with the SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio Driver version 1.4.90 driver software installed. Most things have fine sound, example: youtube videos. Some files have no sound, (I think the sound starts for the first second and then fades out?). An example is a .mov file I just got emailed. I tried the clip on my laptop which is also windows 10. The sound is fine there.

For the .mov file I have played it back in the default player, vlc and quicktime, all the same problem.

I have installed the latest driver for the audio card. I also tried removing the current drivers and letting windows install the default, and also removing and then installing the drivers myself.

I have not been able to get sound on the video clip. I have noticed the problems on other clips also.

Any clues appreciated, I am stymied.

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there seems to be some problem with the mp3 files.whenever a mp3 file is played with winamp the sound seems to be skipping(fast forwarded).
i recently downloaded a file from the net and it contained an two .exe files . i ran one of them .but it suddenly disappeared and was nowhere to be found.
as a habit i always scan all the files that i download before running them .i have ESET smart security business edition but it did not detect any threat in them.since then the pc began to act strangely.i have windows XP sp2 and since then the shut down process had a problem.the series of events that take place during a normal shut down took place except that at the time when the pc must shut down a dark blue screen with the error message was displayed.it read "windows logon process terminated unexpectedly with status of 0x00000000
the system has shut down"

i was desperate to solve the problem and ran SD fix.that solved only one of the two problems .the error message wasnt seen since then.but my audio still remains distorted.the twist in the tale is that when i play the audio with media player classic ,windows media player it seems to be ok.but when i transfer it into my portable mp3 player the the sound remains distorted.the windows environment seems to run fine except during the first two minutes.

hope someone looks into this matter at the earliest .

thank you

A:Distorted Sound From Mp3 Files

If you have reason to believe that you are infected, let me move you to the proper forum

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I have just installed foxfire. I have sound with flash, video, and midi, mid.

I have not sound for wma or wav files. The file settings show windows media player to be used but there are no advanced settings for this in foxfire.

The sound files play on my computer fine, all speakers are working, the sound card is fine. Everything works on Internet Explorer.

I am using WindowsXP Home edition and have not had any problems with sound.

Javascript is allowed, but some of the scripts are blocked even though the websites are on my approved list.

I use .htacess files which work with apache and Internet Explorer but work bizare with foxfire.

Does anyone have an help for these problems.

Thanks so much.

A:Foxfire No sound for Wma or Wav files

My website plays a small sound file with IE but not with foxfire. What kind of coding is required to play sound with Foxfire? I tried <bgsound loop="1" src="file:Welcome.wav" />
as that is what Expressions comes up with. Maybe one needs to insert a Flash file or something. thanks in advance

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My Windows Media Player 10 won't play sound in any wmv files. It used to play sound, but now will only play the video but no sound. I have no problem with sound in other files.

Any ideas?


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I Was Having Problems With My Pc ...asked Aol To Help Me . They Had Me Clear Files And Remove Some Programes ...now I Have No Sound When I Check It I Get A Message That Ther Is No Driver Loaded .... Please Help I Had Sound Before I Did Those Actions

A:cleared files now no sound

Well sounds like you might have uninstalled your soundcard driver. Try going to the device manager and check if any devices have yellow question marks. If your soundcard does then you will need to reinstall the driver.

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Since re-installing W7, I have no sound from MOV files shot on my Canon from Quicktime, VLC, Mediaplayer and Adobe Premiere Elements. I can convert the files to mp4 and they play fine in iTunes but still not with other players. There is sound for the first second but it quickly drops off to a muffle. I have installed a few codec packs but nothing has helped. I've attached some file parameters. The files also play on my W8 machine, no problem.

A:Solved: No Sound from MOV files!

So technically I've solved the problem. Started thinking it couldnt be a Codec issue so I ran some diagnostics, etc to no avail. Then went to Control Panel - Sound - Playback and found alot of options for speaker systems. I just started changing the default speaker system until I got sound. What I dont understand is why iTunes and my system sounds still worked when the default sound system was incorrect. Any ideas?

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i recently upgraded from win98 to xp pro my sound card driver was not xp compatable, found an xp driver for it (labway qs3000a xp) opened the zip files and its 2 sys. files, pci audio and joystick controller. having a very difficult time getting these to install...help!

A:installing sys files for sound?

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I have a few mov files on my pc which don't give their audio when these are played in Klite Mega Codec, Media Player Classic.. I can only see the video of these files with no sound!! I reinstalled Klite but same result!! How can i play them correctly??

A:Mov files with no sound in Klite??

Have you tried them in VLC?

Windows Outreach Team

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I bought myself an Archos MiniCDrw2 cd writer in the hope that I would be able to transfer downloaded sound/talk files onto an audio CD and listen to it in the car. I am beginning to think that I didn't think this through properly?!?!
The files I would like to stick on an audio CD are of .rm & .ram extensions.
Is this possible at all? And if not directly, is there some way I get "around it"?
I'm using W98 OS.
Cheers and thanks for any help!


A:Sound files onto audio CD

The Realone player will convert and burn .rm files to CD as audio, theres a free version of Realone, you have to look for it, though. www.real.com

I did find a program that can convert .rm to .wav, .mp3, or .wma, it doesnt always work, though. It's called "Streambox Ripper"

.ram files are usually just small text files that tell Realplayer/Realone where to download the actual audio. Open a .ram in Notepad to see that URL.

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I just upgraded from XP Pro 32-bit to Windows7 Pro 64-bit. All seems to working OK except sound. I have sound for everything except for some .wav files. Wav files withing applications don't always play. Sounds that came with System 7 play OK. I found this files in the program files directory and clicked to play them with WMP and the seem to be playing (the bar moves across) but there is no sound (which is what happens within the application I run). If I open the file with Quicktime, the sound plays OK.

I've tried a lot of things. Checked drivers, downloaded CODECS and so on. Still no sound with these files. If you look at properties for a sound that plays OK and compare it to one that does not play, they look the same. Any ideas??? And why would they play in Quicktime and not the system or WMP?

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when i played song in xp, it acts very strangely. it hangs a lot when i open another window or do anything. please help me

A:sound files corrupted in xp

When this happen..... if it just happen try system restore.

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No sound on MIDI files. Sound on other formats. Win Media player or IrfanView or vanBasco all indicates file is playing. I think I lost sound when I was cleaning out junk from system. OS Win98se.

A:No sound on midi files

Hi moldy811, and welcome to TSG.

Double check your volume / sound mixer control panel settings. Make sure that the "SW Synth" channel is not muted and that the volume control slider is not all the way down.

If the settings look OK then double check the System Control Panel / Device manager to see if there are any warning symbols for the sound controller.

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I am not familiar with surround sound cards, but have been wondering whether it is possible to play different wav files out of each of the channels of a surround sound card?

I have written a small program that allows me to 'merge' 2 mono wav files into a 'stereo' wav file, and play them at the same time - wav1 to left, wav2 to right. What I am hoping to do is extend this to at least 4 wav files, each one coming out of left front, left rear, right front, right rear. Is this possible? If so, where can I get more info on this? I havnt been able to find anything so far on the net.

Thanks for any advice

69 Bay

A:wav files & 5.1 surround sound

Most audio file formats are stereo only - you can't possibly put more than two channels in there. AFAIK the only free codec for surround sound is Vorbis.

Can't help you with any specific program to actually create surround Vorbis files.

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I don't get any sound when I open flash files on my Windows 98(1st edition) IBM system. Example: http://www.brainpop.com I see the animation, but no sound. My sound card works fine--I get sound from RealPlayer files, Quicktime files, and Windows Media files. Anybody have any ideas...short of reformatting?

A:No sound in flash files

Is it the latest version of Flash?
I think the newest is Flash 7

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Hello... I searched the forum for 'APE'.. some amusing threads about going ape**it, some about converting APE to FLAC...

I don't want to convert my APE audio files. I want to play them directly in WMP 12 just like I could in previous versions of WMP (on XP, for example).

My WMP plays mp3 and FLACs fine. I installed something last week called Shark007 which enabled me to add APE files to the player, and indeed play them. However, it also caused WMP to crash every time an mp3 finished and the next track in the playlist was a FLAC, and vice versa. In other words, it couldn't handle switching from one type to another in the playlist and crashed. I had a hell of a game uninstalling that ... Back to before now... though.. stability.

Is there a codec or something that will enable me to drag a sound file with a .APE extension into the Play tab on the right side of WMP 12 (it doesn't even let me do that at the moment) and play the file ok ?

There was one on download.com but when I checked the last 5/6 reviews, they were terrible - had a lucky escape there. Didn't bother with it.

The only codec I currently have installed is 'Media Foundation FLAC Codec'.
Windows 8 - 64 bit
Running WMP 12.0.9200.16579 - 64 bit version.


A:How can I play APE sound files in WMP 12 64 bit?

Check out the K-lite codec pack. It supports .ape

About the K-Lite Codec Pack

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I have recently bought a new computer and am now using Windows Vista Home Premium for the first time after previously using Windows XP Home. When I try to download a .wav sound file on the Internet, I receive the following on-screen message: 'Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The player might not support the file type or might not support the Codec that was used to compress the file'. I also receive 'error message C00D1199'. However, I have checked Windows Media Centre on my computer and it says that it supports .wav files.

Has anyone got any suggestions as to how I can rectify this problem?


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H there,

I'm having problems with no audio, or an annoying buzzing sound when I'm converting AVI files to dvd format. before converting everything is fine. But strangely some files will convert ok. Never had this problem before and I'm very confused. I believe its a codec problem maybe but I'm not very good with computers so any help will be great.

A:No Sound When Converting Avi Files

Is this a general problem or a single file problem? First start off with downloading : 1) KC Softwares Video Inspector2) GSpot Codec Information Applianceand render that file. It will tell you whether it is corrupt yes or no. Secondly :1) Which program do you use to convert and burn2) Which codec(pack?) you have on board

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