Windows 10: Codecs no longer working after Anniversary update

  1.    10 Aug 2016 #1

    Codecs no longer working after Anniversary update

    Since the Anniversary update, I cannot play MKVs, MP4s and AVIs. I even installed the latest K-lite & CCCP after this. When I use WMP to play an MP4 for example, the program crashes. VLC plays AVI and MP4, but without sound.

    Do you have suggestions what I have to configure in my codecs? Or something else?
    Last edited by Umif; 12 Aug 2016 at 07:24.
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  2.    10 Aug 2016 #2

    Hi, just tried an mp4 in WMP.. plays ok.
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  3.    10 Aug 2016 #3
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  4.    10 Aug 2016 #4

    Thanks for your suggestion. Yet it didn't work, even though I followed the instructions for 10 users (, i.e. disabling media foundations and Microsoft audio/video decoders.
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  5.    10 Aug 2016 #5

    Suggest you try reinstalling Windows Media Player:
    How to Reinstall Windows Media Player in Windows 7, 8, or 10 to Solve Problems
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  6.    11 Aug 2016 #6

    I just discovered VLC would no longer play a mp4 but other programs would. I just reinstalled VLC and all is fine
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  7.    13 Aug 2016 #7

    I found the temporary solution: restoring the pre-anniversary version.
    Now I can play videos again.
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  8.    26 Aug 2016 #8

    This update works a complete OS upgrade. So a lot of things get reset to defaults. It also re-installs drivers. So you probably need to update your graphics driver.
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