videos stopped working on my machine...

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 Commented:

How are you watching the videos? In your Windows Explorer? Not in Mediaplayer or VLC or other player?
Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAuthor Commented:
yes windows explorer youtube etc...
iGottZFrontend EngineerCommented:
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
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
And Media player or VLC are still working?
(you've rebooted after applying updates, right?)
Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAuthor Commented:
weird nothing will download either
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Try going back to the previous restore point and check functionality. Looks like something went wrong with the updates.
Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ouch it does not look like I have a rollback
Dilip KhanolkarCommented:
How are you trying to do a roll back ?
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
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.

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