Ignorance and callousness are not virtues
It really does sound like a codec issue. I think you need to do some cleaning, and reinstalling. Be careful about the codecs you install. Try it out bare-bones first, then install whatever you want, so you'll maybe have some idea what's causing your problem should it recurr.
Follow the instructions in this tutorial
. Make sure you remove any codec packs you may have, as well as desktop versions of divx
, (you can reinstall them later if you want) and pay particular attention to the registry cleaning part.
A bleeding heart is a symbol of holiness, a symbol of compassion, not an epithet
When our discourse sinks to the level of meaningless, pejorative labels and personal name-calling rather than honest reflection and reasoned dialogue, we are no longer a people, but a mob