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IdUnknown4-Jan-13 10:06
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GeneralFourCC's: why so unbelievably unobtainable ? Pin
YvesDaoust4-Jan-13 6:35
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This day, like on many occasions in the past, I couldn't read a video from the web because it requires a codec that I don't have.

In the first place, I find it rather inconvenient that you need to find and download a codec file just to watch a video. But, well, we are used to that, they call it progress.

But what irks me most is the mentally challenged error message given by Windows Media Player in such situations: "the required codec is not installed". Why do I say mentally challenged ? Just because to fix this you need to know WHICH codec is required. Exactly the information that is never given by WMP. Just four letters. Why on earth do they keep these secret ???

You will tell me that there are utilities around to tell you the FourCC of a file. Agreed, but I wish you good luck when the file is known as a http URL...

Grrrrr, user-unfriendliness !!!
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