Microsoft Fix it CODEC Troubleshooter

The Fix it CODEC troubleshooter identifies CODECs that are known to cause crashes and will disable them, getting them out of the way. This will allow you to either use another CODEC that may already be on your system, or allow you to download and install the latest version of the CODEC that was crashing which may have fixed the problem. With one click, Microsoft Fix it Codec Tool will diagnose and identify codecs that may cause Windows to become unstable or to stop responding and automatically fix any common problems that are found. Windows uses codecs to allow users to view digital audio and video streams in Windows, Internet Explorer, and media players. A codec is a small piece of software that compresses or decompresses a digital media file, such as a video. Sometimes, when you try to play a video using Windows Media Player, the video does not play and you receive an message referring to a codec error or stating that the required video codec is not installed. Repair Windows Media Player and fix codecs errors with the free Microsoft diagnostic tool!

Microsoft Fix it CODEC Troubleshooter Screenshot

Microsoft Fix it CODEC Troubleshooter Interface

Latest version: (27 May 2013)
License: Freeware
System requirements: Windows Vista/7/8
Download: MicrosoftFixit.Codec.Run.exe (339 KB)

See also:
RadLight Filter Manager
Codec Tweak Tool
The DivX All In One Fix

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