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Troubleshooting No Sound Problems with Codec
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Published on 06/22/2011
 
Troubleshooting No Sound Problems with Codec

Troubleshooting No Sound Problems with Codec
If your PC falls silent when you try to play a particular file type, it simply means the appropriate codec (Compressor-decompressor) hasn’t been installed. Invariably, your media player will tell you so. All you have to do then is install the codec, and everything should be back to normal.