1. Unarchive the package and use the files from Release
folder if you're running Windows 9x/Me or Release Unicode
if you're running Windows 2000/XP.
2. Copy DLL or AX files in system32
folder [ C:\WINDOWS\system32 ]
3. Click on Start > Run...
To install the files, type: regsvr32 filename.dll
or regsvr32 filename.ax
To uninstall the files, use: regsvr32 -u filename.dll
or regsvr32 -u filename.ax
4. In the end, you should receive a message saying that your file was succesfully installed/uninstalled.
An easy way to register/unregister [install/uninstall] the files is to use one of these small tools:
RadLight Filter Manager
- can be used to list all registered codecs and to register or unregister codecs.
• DirectShow Filter Manager
: helps to list, sort, find, add or remove DirectShow filters.
- a handy utility that will help you avoid the inconvenience of running regsvr32 from the start menu all the time.
- allows to register/unregister DLL and OCX codec files using RegSvr32 tool.
Emsa DLL Register Tool
- register dll/ocx filters, codecs... and get extended file informations.
Some of the more common filters
"iviaudio.ax" - WinDVD Audio Decoder filter.
"ivivideo.ax" - WinDVD Video Decoder filter.
"claud.ax" - PowerDVD Audio Decoder filter.
"clvsd.ax" - PowerDVD Video Decoder filter.
"DSCinemAudioDecoder.dll" - CineMaster v4 Audio Decoder filter.
"DSCinemVideoDecoder.dll" - CineMaster v4 Video Decoder filter.
Note: Sometimes you need to specify the fully qualified path name to files (i.e. c:\program files\intervideo\common\bin\iviaudio.ax)
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- Adding and Removing Default Codecs (and MCI) in Windows 95/98/Me
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- How to Get the Codecs Downloaded Automatically to Windows Media Player
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