Can't View ANY Video

By rohasha28 ยท 5 replies
Aug 1, 2005
  1. Hi everyone,

    I thought maybe you can help me with one of my problems. I was trying to watch a video on my computer and CAN'T SEE ANYTHING. I can't watch a video on windows media player, realplayer, etc. I could watch it before, but it seems that now i cant. I can do everything else but watch a video right now, any suggestions as to what i can do?

    Also, i have run directx tests and it tells me that my computer and video card is fine
  2. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170

    What Operating system?

    Which version of WMP? When was the last time you could watch videos. If you have windows xp try doing a system restore to a time when it was working. Try that.
  3. rohasha28

    rohasha28 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm running version 10 of the windows media player. It was working, i think, before i installed the windows service pack 2
  4. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170

    sp2 shouldn't be the cause of this

    Try doing a system restore

    All Programs
    System Tools
    System Restore

    Restore to a date when it was working
  5. rohasha28

    rohasha28 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    if i were to do that then would i delete sp2?
  6. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170

    It might

    I'm not sure if it will or not. But even if it does and you get your video working after the restore, you can download service pack 2 again from updates. Try it. You can undo a restore and restore back to now if something goes wrong.
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