Codec Setup to get all Online Videos to play

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    The easiest way to get all streams to play is installing SAF.
    Configure the ffdshow audio and video codecs (FLV1 and VP6F should be enabled if you want ffdshow to handle flash video).
    You need to have Windows Media Player installed if you want to watch mms:// streams.



    You don't need Adobe Flash Player or Apple Quicktime installed on your System.


    Here is a good DirectShow Playback Guide that can help you understand how playback works.
     
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    I have uninstalled Haali and installed the MPC files. I can play stand-alone mp4, mkv and every other format, but I STILL cannot get the MP4 streams to play. All other types of streams work fine.
     
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    I've found a solution to my problems with the MP4 streams, and the solution was already right here as a download

    MEDIAPORTAL - free media center - MediaLooks QuickTime Plugin

    Since I already had QT installed on my HTPC, all I did was install the MediaLooks plugin, and all the MP4 streams came to life (NASA TV, TedTalk, CNet etc).
     
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    I,ve got all videos playing using the above codecs. But skipping or fast forward doesn't work for me (exept for nasa and tedtalks).

    Has anyone else got this working?
     
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    The WMV or MP4 Files allow skipping, but FLV-Streams seem not to be skippable using the standart player. I am not sure why. Maybe someone with deeper knowledge of the filters can help?
     
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    I know it worked in one of the first releases of adultvideoes but that didn't use the internal player. Can't remember what it used..?

    Skipping is the final step to make this plugin one of the best ones..
     
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    I uninstalled the Haali Media Splitter and then downloaded the zip file. unzipped it in a new folder I created in program files (named it "ONLINEVIDEOS AUDIO Codecs") and then ran the .bat file as admin (i have vista). I am getting the following message.

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    Are you running the bat file from the same directory as the FLVSplitter.ax ? The error says it can't find the file.
     
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    I downloaded the zip file and extracted it to a folder I created " C:\program files\onlinevideos audio codecs"

    inside the extracted folder I have the following:

    FLVsplitter.ax
    matroskasplitter.ax
    mp4splitter.ax
    MPCvideodec.ax
    Registercodecs (batch file)

    I run the batch file as admin in vista and I get the error message for all 4 of the .ax files.

    Finally figured it out. The extracted batch file has the following commands

    regsvr32 FLVsplitter.ax
    regsvr32 matroskasplitter.ax
    regsvr32 mp4splitter.ax
    regsvr32 MPCvideodec.ax

    I just tried to run command prompt as admin and entered the following command and that did the trick.

    regsvr32 " C:\program files\onlinevideos audio codecs\FLVsplitter.ax"

    then just repeated similar commands for the matroskasplitter.ax, mp4splitter.ax and MPCvideodec.ax and they all registered fine.

    then started MP and went to plugins and online videos and it works. able to watch youtube videos which were giving me audio codec error before.

    thanks a lot guys.
     
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    Thanks for those instructions, worked for me.

    However.......now when watching recorded TV, when fast forwarding or rewinding, I get no preview. I've read in other forums it may have to do with codecs. I've tried each codec with no success. Worked backwards through your instruction to uninstall to get it back to a working version but also no luck. Any idea why this is happening and what to do to fix it?

    Thx.
     
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