Troubleshoot a problem with ffdshow codec
ffdshow codec has stopped working properly.
ffdshow codec is a codec. The file name of this codec is ffdshow.ax.
To try to solve this problem, follow these steps. One step might solve the problem, but if it doesn't, then go on to the next step.
Tap or click to go to the ffdshow website to check for and install ffdshow.ax updates
Use the regsvr32 command to unregister ffdshow.ax
You can also try an automatic troubleshooter that can detect problems with some codecs and remove the codecs from your computer.
Download and run the Fix it troubleshooter
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