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How Enable M4v And Mkv Playback In Windows Media Center In Vista 64 Bit Premium?


how do I enable m4v and mkv playback in windows media center in vista 64 bit premium? I have k-lite codec pack installed whick pretty much enables everything but windows media center to play just about anything... all wmc can do now is play mp3 files (lame).


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