Media player classic cannot render the file

whenever I try opening this particular .rmvb file that i have (downloaded off a torrent) with media player classic or real alternative, I'll get the error: (cannot render the file).

It was a completed download though, and I dont know why I cannot open it. is there another player that could support viewing the corrupted files (if it's so) anyway. Does the error has to do with the video stream?
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You may be able to play this in VLC Media Player:

Free download available from:

It plays almost any file you can throw at it!
cayiAuthor Commented:
I'm going right away. will be back shortly.
cayiAuthor Commented:
tried it, but it cannot play rmvb files. No video at all just hear chopped audio.
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Download and install Real Media Splitter, from Guliverkli's page at

Extract the file to \Windows\System32 then run in the folder regsvr32

You'll have a message that the control has been registered.
cayiAuthor Commented:
you meant to run regsvr32.exe? I did and got an error prompt saying: dll name not specified

cayiAuthor Commented:
In C:\WINDOWS\system32
I see 2 folders: release, release unicode
in both, there is an

theres no "regsvr32" folder.
I'm really confused.
In Windows xp use release unicode. Just copy the file in Windows\system32 and run


in folder windows\system32
cayiAuthor Commented:
and pasted onto the regsvr32 file, after that tried to open the rmvb file with MPC and still keep getting "cannot render the file"
Try to use gspot 2.52 beta 1 to identify the codecs:
But I'm afraid the file is encrypted or badly damaged. Anyway, try to play it with Real Player, the free version.
cayiAuthor Commented:
once  gspot  identifies the codecs, does it tell me which player to use?
real player? -  I uninstalled it for real alternative.
GSpot can see just if necessary codecs exists or not, it cannot tell you the player, but I have had problems with protected real media files using Real Alternative. After installing Real Player free, everything was just fine.

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