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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Troubleshooting Video Woes

I finish this chapter by examining some video problems, troubleshooting techniques, and solutions to specific problems.

Reinstalling a Video Codec

If you have trouble with a specific codec, removing the codec and then reinstalling it will often solve the problem. Follow these steps to remove a video codec:

1.
In Control Panel, open the Multimedia icon and select the Devices tab.
2.
Open the Video Compression Codecs tree and highlight the codec you want to remove (see Figure 24.15).
Figure 24.15. In the Devices tab of the Multimedia Properties dialog box, highlight the codec you want to remove.

3.
Click the Properties ...

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