Can't install win32-codecs

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Feb 24 05:12:12 UTC 2007

On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote:

> Im trying to get a new install going, and it wont let me install
> win32-codecs (and therefor mplayer and xine and everything i
> need to watch multimedia). Its marked as "forbidden: remote
> code execution". The URL it gives just shows why it can be
> dangerous.
> Is there any workaround, or a way to force this? Im willing to
> take the chance and i never view quicktime websites anyway,
> and its hard not to watch movies on this new machine!

The safe way is to turn off Quicktime in the config for win32-codecs 
(make config).

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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