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video decompressor

I have an AVI file that i can not play properly. i can hear the sound but i get no picture. when i go into properties of the file then go preview a message comes up saying
"video not available cannot find "vids:mjpg" decompressor"
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Try the Motion JPEG (mpjg) codec from http://www.pmatrix.com/Goodies.htm and
see if it works.  Additional information on AVIs and codecs may also be found at

Microsoft also has an updated Media Player that may or may not have this codec. I
simply can't recall and the web page doesn't say.
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