Can play a video on computer but not on laptop

By rv13uk
Sep 7, 2005
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  1. I have downloaded real player onto my computer and I can play avi videos on it. I copied the real player onto my laptop and it will not play the videos. Anyone know what is wrong. All it plays is the sound on the laptop.
  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,272   +258

    Sounds like a video codec if I ever heard one. If that avi is a divx file try installing the current version of divx on that laptop.
  3. Char_X

    Char_X Newcomer, in training Posts: 209

    Agree; try to install new codecs to laptop or the whole codec pack as well to prevent a conflict between single codecs. But you'd rather delete all codecs already installed to install new codec pack.
    Go to http://www.free-codecs.com (I would recommend K-Lite codec pack)
  4. rv13uk

    rv13uk Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 95

    Thanx it worked perfectly, just downloaded the free version of divx and the movies played properly. Love this site, you guys havn't let me down yet :grinthumb
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