Problem with DivX on my computer

Hi All,

I just installed the new version of DivX on my computer and it really messed everything up. In fact I had to do a complete system restore and take all my files off my computer and put everything back on. It was a mess.

Once everything was fixed, I put DivX back on ( I wasn't sure if it was the cause of the problem) and right away my computer completely slowed down.

I am running Windows XP with a 1 1/2 year old HP laptop. Has anyone had this problem with DivX? I also have a Dell Laptop new and noticed it has had some problems after DivX was installed.

I know everyone will just say get a MAC- and I am getting a new desktop MAC, but I like to use my laptop too!

Any advice?

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King Edshel

Do you have anything else rather than DivX installed on your machine? Such as 'ffdshow' or any other player? Sometimes the incompatibility issues appear and the problems start to get to the surface when more than one software installed which is serving the same purpose would be there.

Forget about DivX and install VLC player. It is a lot better and I know that the interface does not look good, but give it a try. A lot better than DivX and I use it to play all of my movies.

Please, find down the download link:
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html
and after that choose any of the available server to download.

In case you were unable to play some movies, just download those two small codecs and all would be fine.
1-AC3 Filter [Sound].
2-xVid Codec [Video]

Have a nice day.
Best Regards

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jassKat

I use the VLC player. I only need to DivX to watch tv shows online- which I like to do sometimes. The problem is, I have to use DivX!

Don't think I have the ffdshow.

The thing that is wierd with DivX is once I installed the new version, my computer went @$#%#. It wouldn't turn on and it took a lot just to get it to safe mode where I could get my files off and then completely re install everything. Have you heard of DivX causing this?

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King Edshel

be one crazy dude to do something like that with your machine. It is been a while for me since the last time I used DivX, but the problem is some of the other software comes with DivX integrated within it. Some of them need DivX to play some videos. Some of them even Roxio writing software will create problems if it was there. Sometimes even without it because the writing mechanism in Windows XP [Built-in writing to CDs advantage which you can access it through send to then copy these files to CD] is using Roxio.

The video issues and codecs problems are endless, try to install VOBSub to see the subtitles for a movie and you will find that no videos on other players are playing, video games does not work and a lot more. If you need to watch movies over the net, why don't you use DivX for web? Or DivX Web Application Player? Hopefully it would solve your problems and would not be depending somehow on DivX.

Good Luck

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DaRuDe

now plz download movies collect them for me Jass and when u are done with 100 movies pass them to me quick.

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King Edshel

I got like 250 movies on a 500 GB Hard Disk? Want some? Not that quick, .. yeah yeah .. you got me right .. this is the first thing that you should always do .. show me your wallet .. ok can I see what do we have there ... and time to run away and the fastest always wins ... phewwwww :)

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jassKat

Only 250?? Hmm, I got about 500. Show me the moneyyyyyy. I have music too but you have to work for that!!

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DaRuDe

Show me ur bank account no wallet i got over 7000 songs and around 300 movies :D
by the way what kind of Movies are you talkin about :D

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jassKat

sorry wont have your sexy time boy movies though.

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jassKat

7000 songs? Sooo little. Even i put you to shame.

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DaRuDe

well am not a singer like you then recording her own voice sing songs.
ah thats why i say where the hell those lovely lil singing birds gone from Qatar. just coz they heard you here singing and got ashamed of themselves that we got a weird voice singer in town now :D

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King Edshel

are dead and the dead are alive. You did not see the Hororr Movie last night ... Abu Hamour is living Again. Who is abu Hamour? I have no idea, but I saw a lot of people running from or to that area last night .. I guees running out of there, someone was singing and dead were running away looking for peace ... and for the head of that person, I've been sleeping for 200 years, who come now to wake me up?

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jassKat

Yes yes, can't get enough of my angel voice.
Don't be so jealous will send you a song that will make you die and go to heaven.

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jassKat

my voice is so angelic that it will wake the dead. I know you are awake fearful of going to sleep in case you might miss it.

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King Edshel

can't wait to heat that lovely voice. Guess that we can start some good business here, they need someone in the church for that purpose. PM me the details, so I can also PM you the reply ... not my reply, of course their reply. I'm just someone who will got my commission and run away :) Just kiding, sending you a PM will put me in Name & Shame list :( I have a good reputation here on QL what would happen if ever? ...

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DaRuDe

name and shame no worries i already tasted that and in end it all got upside down the one who got me on name shame got busted by the QL females damn she never showed up after that LOL.

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jassKat

Oooh I want to name and shame!! Send Send Send

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DaRuDe

A PM full time nasty PM full of pervertism quick quick. she never had any since she joined QL. make sure she gets on fire after that and gets u from where well she knows better where it will hurt u the worst :D

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jassKat

Yes yes yes- I aim to to kill. Ask Darude- I kick hard.

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King Edshel

Oh com'on ... I don't know who will stand beside me DaRuDe and who will find it a good chance to kill me, but you told me that you were sending Jass a lot of love and romantic PMs and she did not name you in the list ... so why would she put me there? :(

See? ... How can I now make sure that she will not do it? Any garantee? She said it on board ... I want to put you there, I guess that I got my assurance and will write her an e-mail instead :)

and yeah dude, ... looking at me from the window? hmmm guess that was not the plan at first ... what happend and how did you get in there? I have no windows on the street all are inside the house .. don't tell me that you jumped inside and were ... my god , gotta check my fishing gears ... hopefully everything is still there .. you .. you ..

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DaRuDe

what should he ask me how hard you kick. damn you cant even kick a football oh leave the football u cant even kick a tennis ball. ok i told you now b4 u ask me KING :D

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King Edshel

I have done nothing and people are targeting my head all the time. I'm tired and can't keep running all the time trying to save my A**. Please someone kill me and do it quick, no more kicks you kow where and then giving me your victory speech because you got me down now. Do it fast and quick and make it clean, kicking under the belt was never clean and will always put you in trouble :)

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jassKat

Oh King- I will try to not to fall for your PM, they are all so poetic. Taking lessons from Darude??

I will kick so hard you go right through the wall into King's secret room- where all the toys are. I guess he calls them fishing gear but we all know what that really means.

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King Edshel

I never checked on DaRuDe PMs, guess that he is doing a better job than me. lol, honestly it ionly fihing gear and I use some of them to catch only BIG FISH :)

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DaRuDe

he use to catch BIG FISH with it now what does that really mean think u are enough clever to understand that hmm king and where do you get those BIG FISH FROM. coz with me u never caught one :D

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jassKat

So you like the big fish??? Hmm Darude is always saying how big and strong he his- maybe trying for your attention? So you can catch him??

:) :)

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King Edshel

Big Fish = Big Fish = Hamour or King Fish .... go to wikipedia guys and read :) and I got the big fish from the fish market sometimes, never knew that catching those is a pain in the a**.

Of course everyone likes big fish, who likes the small one. When it is big, it tastes better and is more juicy and there is always enough for everyone :) :)

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DaRuDe

i can understand its Big its Juicy tastes better BUT HOW IN THE HELL YOU SHARE ENOUGH FOR EVERY ONE :/

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jassKat

fish market? Hmm thought those are illegal in Doha. Bad Bad BAd- jut don't get caught or bad things will happen.

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jassKat

I guess we lost king- must have been shopping time!

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King Edshel

Went to the mosque to pray and now my brothers came with lunch ... it is yum yum time ... :)

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jassKat

with your brothers?? I think that might be against the law. Not sure though- ill have to check.

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DaRuDe

and who the hell is going to feed that poor girl you nutz all night u banged her took out all her energy and now leaving her alone and having lunch with brother u monster

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jassKat

Darude- better teach King a lesson. Attack wolf!!!

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King Edshel

No need man, .. no need ... The girl now is a history ... What do you think that we had for lunch? :)

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anonymous

If you want to avoid any hassle with all the codec, just download K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Version 3.30. All codecs you need (audio and video) are there in one whole pack. You can get also get Classic Media Player (and it's better than VLC player).

If you have subtitle file (*.sub, *.srt) it will automatically play with the movie.

Here's the link http://codecguide.com/download_mega.htm

If you want to look for movie subtitles go to this site http://www.divxsubtitles.net/
You just need to register and you can download movie subtitle in different language.

Enjoy!!!

anonymous

Contents of version 3.3.0:

Player:

* Media Player Classic [version 6.4.9.0+ | Mod by Casimir666 v1.0.9.0]

ffdshow:

* ffdshow [revision 1371]
* ffdshow VFW interface
* extra plugins

DirectShow video filters:

* XviD [version 1.1.3]
* DivX [version 6.6.1.4]
* CoreAVC [version 1.3.0.0]
* On2 VP6 [version 6.4.2.0]
* On2 VP7 [version 7.0.10.0]
* MPEG-2 (Cyberlink) [version 6.0.0.3402]
* MPEG-2 (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.3+]
* MPEG-1 (MainConcept) [version 1.0.0.78]

VFW video codecs:

* XviD [version 1.1.3]
* DivX Pro [version 6.6.1.4]
* x264 [revision 606]
* On2 VP6 [version 6.4.2.0]
* On2 VP7 [version 7.0.10.0]
* Intel Indeo 4 [version 4.51.16.2]
* Intel Indeo 5 [version 5.2562.15.54]
* Intel I.263 [version 2.55.1.16]
* huffyuv [version 2.1.1 CCE Patch 0.2.5]
* I420 (Helix) [version 1.2]
* YV12 (Helix) [version 1.2]

DirectShow audio filters:

* MP3 (Fraunhofer) [version 1.9.0.311]
* AC3/DTS/LPCM/MP1/MP2 (AC3Filter) [version 1.45b]
* Vorbis (CoreVorbis) [version 1.1.0.79]
* AAC (CoreAAC) [version 1.2.0.575]
* MusePack (RadLight) [version 1.0.0.4]
* WavPack (CoreWavPack) [version 1.1.0]
* OptimFROG (RadLight) [version 1.0.0.1]
* DC-Bass Source [version 1.0.0.0]

ACM audio codecs:

* MP3 (Fraunhofer) [version 3.4.0.0]
* MP3 (LAME) [version 3.97]
* AC3Filter.ACM [version 0.4b]
* Vorbis [version 0.0.3.6]
* DivX ;) Audio [version 4.2.0.0]

DirectShow source filters:

* AVI splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.7+]
* AVI splitter (Haali Media Splitter) [version 1.7.189.11]
* MP4 splitter (Haali Media Splitter) [version 1.7.189.11]
* MP4 splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.3+]
* Matroska splitter (Haali Media Splitter) [version 1.7.189.11]
* Matroska splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.2.9+]
* Ogg splitter (Haali Media Splitter) [version 1.7.189.11]
* Ogg splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.0+]
* FLV splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.2]
* MPEG PS/TS splitter (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.3+]
* MPEG PS/TS splitter (Haali Media Splitter) [version 1.7.189.11]
* CDDA Reader (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.1]
* CDXA Reader (Gabest) [version 1.0.0.1]
* AC3/DTS Source (AC3File) [version 0.5b]

DirectShow subtitle filter:

* DirectVobSub (a.k.a. VSFilter) [version 2.37 + fixes]

Tools:

* Codec Tweak Tool [version 2.1.0]
* GSpot Codec Information Appliance [version 2.70a]
* VobSubStrip [version 0.11]
* GraphEdit [build 041201]
* AVI Fixed [version 2.0b1]
* FourCC Changer
* Bitrate Calculator

DaRuDe

you think Jasskat will do all this i dont think so but i am sure rather than doin this all she will throw that Divx.

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anonymous

It works well with my computer...once you install the program...no more sleepless night...unless if you are watching movie you downloaded before:P

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DaRuDe

yea got alot of movies downloaded dont even remember whats on the list with me now damn i miss ana nicole smith :D

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jassKat

Thanks, I'll try it. Wow I just realized I really hate computers!

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