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OM <firstname.lastname@example.org> had this to say:
My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:
> Can someone tell me where I can get 'safe' codecs?
> I've heard a lot of stories about software with codecs that along with
> the codecs installs spyware and adware.
I understand that these are safe:http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/
With all things you should scan for malware and research before installing.
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Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.