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Why is my movies not playing from hard drive to computer

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October 21, 2012 11:33:10 PM

Hello,
i have an external hd, dumpt all my movies from computer onto it and now they wont play on computer?
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October 21, 2012 11:37:16 PM

What type of connection does the external drive have?
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October 21, 2012 11:39:09 PM

what do you mean they won't play? getting error? won't open? can't find the files?
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October 21, 2012 11:44:19 PM

inzone said:
What type of connection does the external drive have?

its a seagate , usb
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October 21, 2012 11:45:55 PM

rgd1101 said:
what do you mean they won't play? getting error? won't open? can't find the files?

the vid is now blotchy and sound is poor
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October 21, 2012 11:47:45 PM

and some wont open
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October 21, 2012 11:49:45 PM

What format are they?
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a c 207 $ Windows 7
October 22, 2012 12:08:27 AM

which make and model of the external drive? which usb type? sound like a slow connection.
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October 22, 2012 1:38:29 AM

could you connect this drive in esata
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October 22, 2012 3:57:25 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
What format are they?

they are avi and vlc
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October 22, 2012 3:59:00 PM

rgd1101 said:
which make and model of the external drive? which usb type? sound like a slow connection.

its a seagate 500gb
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October 22, 2012 5:30:58 PM

Did you format or do anything to your PC between the point of you being able to play them and them now being stored on another drive? e.g. Format or reinstall your computer?
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October 22, 2012 5:32:48 PM

PS VLC is a program and .vlc is a playlist so your filetype will most likely be avi's that are associated with VLC Player
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