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videos stopped working on my machine...

Matt Pinkston
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Installed a bunch of windows maintenance on WIndows 7 Ultimate and now videos no longer work in explore 64 or 32
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2016

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Hello,

How are you watching the videos? In your Windows Explorer? Not in Mediaplayer or VLC or other player?
Matt PinkstonEnterprise Architect

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yes windows explorer youtube etc...
iGottZFrontend Engineer

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sounds like your codecs have been messed up somehow.

go here and download "mega" and "64-bit" and install both (in case your system runs on 64bit)

this should fix any codec problems you have in windows media player and other windows driver using applications
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2016

Commented:
And Media player or VLC are still working?
(you've rebooted after applying updates, right?)
Matt PinkstonEnterprise Architect

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weird nothing will download either
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2016

Commented:
Try going back to the previous restore point and check functionality. Looks like something went wrong with the updates.
Matt PinkstonEnterprise Architect

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ouch it does not look like I have a rollback
How are you trying to do a roll back ?
Topic Advisor
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W7 control panel, Recovery, Open System Restore, Next - now see if there is a recent Restore Point available, prior to the updates being installed. You can try recovering back to the most recent one before the updates were installed.