[Matroska-devel] Re: [Matroska-users] Windows me problem (similar to win98)

Jory Stone jcsston at jory.info
Thu Dec 22 19:21:13 CET 2005


Why is Win9X no longer supported?
The only major issue dependent on Matroska is Unicode, which is easily
fixed for most programs via the Unicows wrapper.


Andres Taveras wrote:
> Hello, I know you've seen this before, but
> Quote:
> 
> a_a,
> 
> i am sorry to say but Windows 98 is an obsolete OS,
> and not supported by 
> most of our stuff. You also have to be aware that most
> of the video 
> compression methods used in MKV files today will
> require at least an 
> Athlon XP > 1GHz for smooth playback, so you maybe
> wont be able to play 
> the MKV file you got at all on your old PC.
> 
> Last thing i can recommend to you is to try VLC 0.8.4
> player from 
> http://videolan.org . Its not based on DirectShow, so
> you don't need any 
> matroska packs installed. Also its reported to work
> fine on Win9X.
> 
> Christian
> matroska project admin
> 
> 
> a a schrieb:
> 
> 
>>hello I went to the site:
>> 
>>http://packs.matroska.org/
>> 
>>Matroska Pack Full v1.1.2 (2005-10-15) doesnt work
> 
> because I'm using 
> 
>>Windows 98
>> 
>> 
>>Matroska Pack Lite v1.1.2 (2005-10-15) *does not
> 
> install completely*
> 
>>there is an error associated with this pack I
> 
> donwload and try to 
> 
>>install. 
>> 
>>*it says "Runtime Error.  this application has
> 
> requested the 
> 
>>Runtime to terminate in an unusual way.  please
> 
> contact the 
> 
>>application's support team for more information."* 
>> 
>>why is this happening??   I try earlier lite packs
> 
> but they fail to 
> 
>>play the video I want to play, which is a mastroka
> 
> file.   
> 
>> 
>>I use windows media player classic version 6.4.7.7.
>> 
>>and I have another windows media player classic
> 
> version 6.4.8.2.  but 
> 
>>it doesnt work there either. 
>> 
>>please help
> 
> 
> 
> I have checked the other email about the same problem
> I'm having with the installation of the matroska pack
> lite 1.1.2 and you said earlier that there was no
> support for win98, but I've have the same problem with
> windows me, any way to get around it? I've tryed the
> newest vlc player, but in some (or most old) MKV files
> I play won't play right or it freezes up the image and
> I get frusterated with it, if played in windows media
> classic, it plays fine with the older versions of
> matroska packs, but it messes up with other codecs
> installed no matter what I try whether it's the lite
> or the full version of 1.1.1 1.0.3 or older... Help... Thanks
> 
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