Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Audio Codecs/Problem with

Posted on 1998-07-21
2
Medium Priority
?
687 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-29
I have a prob with my audio codecs, I lost them!  What site can i get them from,[web,telnet,ftp]

I need: IMA/DVI ADPCM, and ADPCM, and anyothers..but those two i need.  Where / How do i get them, i tried from the winCD and it failed.  Anyother ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:weinrj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
smeebud earned 40 total points
ID: 1718149
Install and Remove CODECS and MCI Devices

  Microsoft Windows 95 Microsoft OEM Service Release versions 2, 2.1
  This describes how to install and remove codecs and Media
  Control Interface (MCI) devices in Windows 95.
  Codecs are used to play compressed files by decompressing them in
  memory. Adding a specific codec lets you play files compressed in
  that file format. Removing and reinstalling a codec may solve
  problems playing a particular file type.
  MCI devices are drivers that provide Windows 95-based programs
  device- independent capabilities for controlling multimedia
  hardware and software. Removing and reinstalling MCI devices may
  solve problems playing certain files.
  Adding All Default Codecs
  To add all the default codecs in Windows 95, follow these steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  2. On the Windows Setup tab, click Multimedia, and then click Details.
  3. Click the Audio Compression and Video Compression check boxes to select them, and then click OK.
  4. Click OK.
  Adding a Specific Codec or MCI Device
  To add a specific codec or MCI device, follow these steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click Add New Hardware.
  2. Click Next, click No, and then click Next.
  3. In the Hardware Types box, click Sound, Video, And Game Controllers.
  4. Click a manufacturer in the Manufacturers box and a model in the Models box, and then click Next.
  The following table lists the codecs included with Windows 95:
  Manufacturer_________Model
  DSP Group___________TrueSpeech Software Audio Codec
  Intel_________________Indeo R3.1 Video Codec
  Indeo R3.2 Video Codec
  Microsoft Audio codecs_ADPCM Audio Codec
  CCITT G.711 A-Law and u-Law Audio Codec
  GSM 6.10 Audio Codec
  IMA ADPCM Audio Codec
  Microsoft Video codecs RLE Video Codec
  Video 1 Video Codec
  SuperMatch___________Cinepak Video Codec
  NOTE: Microsoft PCM Converter is installed by default.
  For MCI devices, click Microsoft MCI in the Manufacturers box, click the model you want in the Models box, and then click Next.
  The following MCI devices are included with Windows 95:
  CD Audio Device
  MIDI Sequencer Device
  Motion Video Device
  PIONEER LaserDisc Device
  VISCA VCR Device
  Wave Audio Device
  If the codec or MCI device you want to install is not listed, it was
  not installed by Windows 95. If the codec or MCI device was included
  with another program, reinstall the program to reinstall the codec or
  MCI device. If the codec or MCI device is located on a driver disk,
  click Have Disk and specify the location containing the files.
  NOTE: Unlike the other MCI devices, the Mixer Device cannot be added
  manually. This device can be added only during the installation of a
  Windows 95-compatible sound card driver. When it is installing the
  driver, if Windows 95 determines that the driver can support the Mixer
  Device, it installs the Mixer Device along with the sound card driver.
  5. Click the Finish button.
  Removing the Default Codecs
  To remove the default codecs, follow these steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  2. On the Windows Setup tab, click Multimedia, and then click Details.
  3. Click the Audio Compression and Video Compression check boxes to clear them, and then click OK.
  4. Click OK.
  The default codecs, with the exception of the Microsoft PCM converter, are removed. You cannot remove the Microsoft PCM
  converter.
  Removing a Specific Codec or MCI Device
  To remove a specific codec or MCI device, follow these steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click Multimedia.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. To remove an audio codec, double-click Audio Compression Codecs, double-click the codec you want to remove, and then
  click Remove.
  4. To remove a video codec, double-click Video Compression Codecs, double-click the codec you want to remove, and then click
  Remove.
  5. To remove an MCI device, double-click Media Control Devices, double- click the device you want to remove, and then click
  Remove.  

lemme know
Bud
0
 

Author Comment

by:weinrj
ID: 1718150
I should had said this in the letter, but I tried that already I used MS Knowledge base and that is what it told me.  I do it, and nothing.  I restart and nothing.  Y?
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When asking a question in a forum or creating documentation, screenshots are vital tools that can convey a lot more information and save you and your reader a lot of time
IF you are either unfamiliar with rootkits, or want to know more about them, read on ....
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
How to fix incompatible JVM issue while installing Eclipse While installing Eclipse in windows, got one error like above and unable to proceed with the installation. This video describes how to successfully install Eclipse. How to solve incompa…

610 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question