Windows Media Player Does Not Support the .VIV File Format

This article was previously published under Q257210
When you try to open a file with a .viv format by using Windows Media Player, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Cannot play back the file. The format is not supported. (Error=80040265)
Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The file is either corrupt or the Player does not support the format you are trying to play. (Error=0xC00D1199 Cannot Play the File.)
This issue occurs because Windows Media Player does not support .viv files.

Note The .viv format is a compressed format that the Vivo Active Player supports.
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Article ID: 257210 - Last Review: 01/27/2007 00:56:47 - Revision: 4.3

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