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    How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hello, Am unable to play the video files on my windows rt surface, but I successfully played them on windows xp and windows 7. I have tried with few third party softwares or player to play them but no success. And one more thing, the default video player is having issues with the files. So please help me what is the solution for my issue. I don't understand what should be done instead of using older pc with windows 7. Please help me with a solution. Thank you.

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hi,
    Just make sure that ADOBE FLASH PLAYER is installed on your system.
    As it is a must in order to play videos.
    So if not installed then just:
    Go to ADOBE.com
    Go to DOWNLOADS section.
    There click on ADOBE FLASH PLAYER.
    Now it will be automatically downloaded.
    once downloaded just install it on your system.
    Now just restart your system.
    Now re-run the video.
    Hope this surely helps...

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hi,
    This might be due to while transferring the video files from XP to windows 8.
    The file might have got corrupted,Either due to virus in the media.
    OR
    It might be due to the video being incompatible.
    So just download this WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER CODEC PACK.
    It is designed for WMP(Default Player).
    Link here:
    http://shark007.net/win8codecs.html
    Download and install it.
    Now restart your system.
    Now try accessing the video through the defaulty player.
    Hope this surely helps....

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hi friend,

    It is simple to play the videos files on surface of the windows rt.For this follow the below instructions.

    +++ Steps to follow to play the videos files in windows rt :

    1. First of all tap the windows rt home screen.

    2. Now locate the videos files where got stored in your device.

    3. After locating select the video file which you want to play.

    4. Now select it and tap the options.

    5. In options you will see the play option.So,tap it.

    6. After tapping the play your selected video will play on surface of the windows rt system.

    Thank you...................

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    hi dear friend.........

    First of all check whether there is any corruption in the video file....it is fine then go this way

    Usually.... the windows media player supports some of the formats only....like

    AVI files - .avi;
    Windows Recorded TV Show files - .wtv and .dvr-ms;
    MPEG-4 movie files - .mp4, .mov, and .m4v;
    MPEG-2 movie files -.mpeg, .mpg, .mpe, .m1v, .mp2, .mpv2, .mod, and .vob;
    MPEG-1 movie files- .m1v;
    Motion JPEG files- .avi and .mov.

    if you play.... instead of another format .... it will display like .....Unsupported File Types or other

    in this case you need to download .... the WMP ... codec pack from the internet.... but .... this codec also .... not supports all the formats ...

    So, best thing to overcome the issue......is.........there are many of players are designed for the different file types ....like ( VLC media player, GOM player, Real player, KMplayer.........etc )

    simply download the players from the internet .....and play the video

    and for the download visit this website www.filehippo.com

    ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hello Friend,

    Firstly install the vlc media player in your system,

    After this please found the videos files in your saving folder,

    Then please go to the files and right click to files and select the open with,

    After this please you select the vlc media player and save the settings,

    Now you play the videos normally,

    I hope this information usefull to you,,,

    Thanxxx,,,

    Brar22,,,,

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    There should not be issues for playing video files in Surface with Windows8 as operating system.

    Only thing which might cause issue is the compatibility factor of the video files,

    Running under Windows7 doesnot assure Windows 8 compatibility, as may be the files are older and even Windows 7 is plqying them under compatibility mode, which makes the file old enough not to be recognized by the latest Windows8.

    Try to run the video fioes under Compatibility Mode, right click on the video file, from the options select Run this program......, try that.

    Install latest Adobe Flash Player, download flash player from www.adobe.com, installation will make your player displqy video files at ease.

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    hello friends...

    to solve your problem follow the below steps:

    ##first off all, download the latest Adobe flash player

    ##then, go to download file location

    ##and double click on it

    ##it will starts installing

    ##wait for finish


    ##after successful installation restart your system

    i hope these steps are useful to you

    All the best



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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    Hello*******
    User*******
    ++++++++++++Try this method for this issue++++++++

    **********YouTube video can only play on Flash player without Flash player you cant play any YouTube video.

    **********To getting a Flash player and play YouTube video just try these steps.

    **********Go to adobe website.

    **********Search and find the latest version of Flash player

    **********Click on the Flash player downloading link.

    **********After clicking Flash player will download into your system.

    **********Install that downloaded Flash player.

    **********Now open YouTube and search for the Video.

    **********Click onto the video playing link.


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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    dear friend
    it is not big problem so please try these step
    firt of all install the VLC player in your system
    And then found the video files in your saving folder
    then please go to the file and right click to the files and then select the open the with please you can select the VLC media player and then save the setting ,,,,
    i hope your problem will be solved by any issue ,,,,,,,
    thanks

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    Re: How to play Video Files on Surface with Windows RT?

    >hi friends
    >follow the below steps
    >first of all open the browser
    >now go to official web site
    >now search the adobe flash player
    >now download the adobe flash player
    >now install it
    >finally restart your device
    >i hope this information help you
    >all the best

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