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  1. I don't suppose there's a program that'll run a video and tell me exactly what codec file is being called? I'd like to throw the appropriate codecs on a CD with some video files, but all vdub can tell me is that they're "divx 4 low-motion" and "divx audio compressor", two pretty generic terms. Be nice to know the exact filepath of the codecs on my computer.
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    The name of the codec is the FOURCC code (can be seen with the "dump" feature of vdub).
    Then you have to look up the codec's filename in the registry:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32]
    where you can find an entry for each avi-codec.
    I.e.: FOURCC is DIV3 (name of the codec)
    DivXc32.dll (in system32) is the related dll.
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  3. Thanks a ton
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    You can also play the video in your Media Player, right click on the screen, choose PROPERTIES, then look the streams up too

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