1. tnewkirk70's Avatar
    Hello. My son and I have recently upgraded our 2-year old Dell 660 Inspiron from Win 7 Pro by doing a clean install of Win 10 Pro to a brand new HDD. As we have been testing out different apps and things to ensure everything is working, we've discovered that AVI files and MOV files will play just fine on either Windows Media Player or the "Movies and TV" app that came with Win 10. However, MPG files will not play - in WMP we just get the audio, and in "Movies and TV" it throws an error.

    I've updated the latest drivers from Dell specifically for Win 10, so I don't think it's a hardware issue. As a further point of reference, his laptop, with Win 10 Pro installed, plays these exact same files just fine.

    Other than email, my main use for the PC is video editing and if I can't get MPGs to play, I'll probably have to go back to Win 7...which would not be fun.

    I greatly appreciate any help you can provide!

    Thanks,
    Travis
    03-31-2016 01:43 PM
  2. midnightfrolic's Avatar
    You could try K-Lite Media Codec which includes Windows Media Player Classic Home Cinema (WMPHC). I've been using it for several years. It is possible your MPG files are using a proprietary plugin or codec that supports Win 7 WMP better.

    Codec Guide: K-Lite Codec Pack - For Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 / Vista / XP
    03-31-2016 01:50 PM
  3. excalibur1814's Avatar
    Or CCC codec pack
    midnightfrolic likes this.
    04-01-2016 04:06 AM

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