Some game features may be missing when you play games on a Windows Vista-based computer

Some game features may be missing when you play games on a Windows Vista-based computer

Article ID : 912044
Last Review : March 15, 2007
Revision : 2.3

SYMPTOMS

Some game features may be missing when you play games on a Microsoft Windows Vista-based computer.

Note The feature that may not work in most game programs is the introductory video feature. This problem may prevent a game from getting installed or from starting.

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CAUSE

This problem occurs if the game requires that the Indeo codec from Ligos Corporation be installed on the computer. The Indeo codec is available for trusted programs in Windows Vista.

Note A codec is software or hardware that can compress and uncompress audio and video data, such as audio files, video files, and image files.

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the features that are available in Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.mspx)

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition

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