Problem running Revolution Player.exe and Rev Stack on Vista/Dell

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Oct 13 16:55:54 EDT 2008

J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
>> Well, got my completed program out for testing on Vista. It had run 
>> fine on my VMWare XP/Mac OSX; but we get the following dialog when 
>> dragging the stack onto the Revolution Player:
>> "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not 
>> support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to 
>> compress the file."
> This looks like a message from Windows Media Player, not from 
> Revolution. If your system doesn't have QT installed, Rev uses Windows 
> Media Player to run multimedia files inside a Revolution player object. 
> If WMP doesn't have the correct codec to decode the media, you'll get 
> this error.

I just noticed that you don't mention having any media files -- if 
that's the case, then what I wrote doesn't apply.

Try right-clicking on your stack and choosing "Open with", then choose 
Rev Player. See if that works.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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