Missing codec: .AVI file plays with sound but no image!

Problem:
.AVI files play with sound but no image.

Cause:
Missing codec.

Solution:

  1. Download and install AVIcodec: http://www.moviecodec.com/downloads/43d.html
    This diagnostics utility will display the attributes of / information about a given media file. It is most frequently used to determine what audio and video codecs a media file uses.
  2. Open the .AVI file in AVIcodec to find out which codec is missing. Google search for the missing codec and install it.
  3. If the missing codec is Xvid codec, you can get it here: http://www.xvidmovies.com/codec/
  4. The problem should be solved after the missing codec is installed.
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