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my windows media player wont play .MKV files. How can i get it to support this file type

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I am using windows 7
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samc1 replied on
You need to install the appropriate codec to play the Matroska (.MKV) file. This codec is not provided with Windows Media Player by default, hence why it won't play it. As a starting point, look here for further info on MKV codec. Hope this helps.

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Vijendra Singh Negi replied on
You can run the file in chrome or Firefox browsers no need to install any codecs
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