flv players not working in win2000

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  1. MGaz

    MGaz All wheel driver!

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    I've tried both 'Sothink FLV Player' and 'VLC media player' and both of them report errors on start up in windows 2000 sp4 . :(

    any ideas?

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    mkk Well-Known Member

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    According to the VLC website it also requires something called Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000.
     
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    I thought VLC player play FLV files fine (requires ALL windows 2000 updates)

    Might be worth a try.
     
  4. MGaz

    MGaz All wheel driver!

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    I've tried VLC player, I mentioned that in my original post, also the picture shows two separate error messages from both VLC & FLV player.

    I'm not sure where to download the 'update roll up' . But does anyone know what i need to install to get this missing 'Active X control' thingy? I've downloaded the latest flash player from Adobe and youtube works fine. But I guess i'm sill missing something?

    I did find some thing called 'active X control' But I wasn't sure about the website & if it was legit.?
     
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    You can get Update Rollup 1 right HERE on Microsofts site. Just note that his is an update for Windows 2000 with SP4, so make sure that's installed first. There is also an unofficial Update Rollup 2 file floating around too, but I suggest not using it as you wont' be able to use Windows Update after it as it screws something up.
     
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    I couldn't really comment much on Windows 2000 simply because at the time, i really didn't get much personal/business time with 2000, actually i rarely ever see it specially now.. in the past it was a rarity too.

    I just know about the Service Pack 4 being the latest, and that there was some things floating about suggesting an update to that.

    Aside from that..... most of my experience is with windows 3.1/3.11/95(abcd)/98/98se/ME
     
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    Try MPC-HC, I have just tried to play a few .flv files in Windows 2000 SP4 and it works. Get the 1.2.908 version (the one I tested) from sourceforge, the latest version doesn't work at all in Windows 2000.
     
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    I love VLC media player!!

    I have v0.7 and its excellent :)
     

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