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Old 03-23-2007, 05:04 AM
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Unhappy Comic relief video on Zen V

Hi all

I have recently bought my daughter a Zev v plus and though I would treat her to the Proclaimers comic relief video.

I downloaded it to my pc - it is a .wmv and plays on windows media player without problem. But ... when I then use the video converter for Zen v+ to put it on the Zen and add the source video file, it says that the file is not a valid source video file.

The properties of the file are
type WMV file
bit rate 1876 kbps
protected Yes
size 67.1MB

How do I resolve this please ?
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Old 03-29-2007, 05:02 AM
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I guess the lack of response means there is no obvious answer.

If I can't move it to the Zen because of DRM then I guess I have wasted my money.

Thanks for reading anyway :-)
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:20 AM
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First you would need to get rid of the DRM protection. Maybe FU4WM would work?
Second you would have to convert it to a format the Zen V understands. I believe MJPEG is the only codec the Zen is able to play, but you probably received a converter application with the player.

Sorry if I can't be of any more help, I don't own any Creative player.

Never waste your money on DRM infected stuff...
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Old 03-30-2007, 01:24 PM
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If I'm not mistaken, the Zen V only plays uncompressed AVI files.
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Old 03-31-2007, 04:34 AM
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think you need to get it converted first
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