WMC 8.8.1 does not support MKV files anymore?

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WMC 8.8.1 does not support MKV files anymore?

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Post by lachape_one » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:19 pm

I used to use WMC 8.8.1 to watch my mkv files since i installed it in august and it worked fine, without any third party decoder
But since i installed cumulative update KB3189866 of Sept 13rd, its not possible anymore :problem:

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Post by Shark007 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 1:40 pm

My best guess is that you uninstalled some player or codec package that removed the native MKV support on its way out of your system. Installing my codec package will not only restore the native support, uninstalling my codecs (if you choose to do so) will also leave native mkv support intact and fully functional.

Also know, if you use something like Revo Uninstaller (or any similar software), It will leave you broken too.
Retain your sanity, use Shark007 Codecs

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Post by lachape_one » Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:41 pm

Thanks A LOT Shark007, downloaded your codec definitely fixed the issue! :clap:
What is weird is that when i first installed T-S's Windows Media Center v8.8.1on my W10 AU, i did not need any other codecs, it worked automatically, but now K Lite fixed this, that's the point :)

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Post by Shark007 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:34 pm

Sorry to tell you but Klite installs malware onto your system.
My codecs can be had from MajorGeeks
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Post by lachape_one » Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:07 am

i unchecked their subversive malware installer, but ok, i prefer installing your Standard codecs
merci

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Post by lachape_one » Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:21 pm

Shark007 wrote: Installing my codec package will not only restore the native support, uninstalling my codecs (if you choose to do so) will also leave native mkv support intact and fully functional.
for those of us who speak french, i tried to translate this subject in my blog https://wp.me/p7JPRO-gU, thangs again to you Shark007

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