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Media Player 11 and voice message

Discussion in '3CX Phone System - General' started by Anonymous, Apr 18, 2007.

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  1. Anonymous

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    I am running Vista Ultimate,

    I receive voicemail from 3cx via my exchange server, however when trying to play it media player complains about wrong codecs.

    Anybody else having this problem, or did i just pushed the whole thing over the edge (again).
     
  2. Nick Galea

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    Well try it. Its a standard wav file, which worked fine until vista came along though :-(
     
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  3. Anonymous

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    Well the file is generated on the W2k3 box, but when send via email to vista. It complains about the codecs, I will try on an XP box later.

    There might be something I done wrong (for sure it is).

    A well weekend is comming up :roll:
     
  4. Alexander

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    Hi Henk !

    The problem exists solely if you're using Vista Media Player; for example, Winamp plays these files without any problems.

    The sticking point is the 'extra format bytes' within the 'fmt' header of the WAV-files; Media Server (from the 1699 version) didn't set them to zero (because the earlier Windows documentation said that these bytes can be ignored; and many programs like Winamp do ignore them), but Vista Media Player wants them to be set to zero.
     
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  5. Anonymous

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    Lol, well that is evolution for ya.

    thanks mate, Ill have to switch over to WinAMP then. As a microsoft small business partner that hurts :lol:
     
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