video decompressor for win media player2

i am trying to play some avi's that i got off the newsgroups. some of them will play and some will not. I get: Unable to download an appropriate decompressor.  (Error=80040200).. then it will play the sound only. when i check out the properties for the file it says: video not available, cannot find 'vids:1263' decompressor.
im using win98, and i was having this problem even when i had '95. help me out i beg of you! thanks....
shawn
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cmcgeeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try downloading this Codec

ftp://download.intel.com/support/createshare/camerapack/codinstl.exe 

I was experiencing problems viewing certain AVI files. After talking with an Intel Tech, he pointed me to this file which works great....
   
   
Hope this helps,
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