Quicktime 7.6 not showing video

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  1. redshft macrumors member

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    As the title says, Quicktime is not showing video, just audio. I have 7.6 and searched for updates but saw nothing. Speaking of updates; updates that require me to restart freeze up when items are being installed. This has happened twice now. The first day I got my MBP (1/21/09) and tonight. Thanks for any help.
     
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    .mov compressed from FCP on my buddies computer.
     
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    Is he using some odd codec you don't have? Try Perian ...

    Has it played before just fine - on his computer or yours?

    EDIT: Thinking about it, if it plays fine on his computer, but not yours, chances are that it is a QT Reference file, and not a complete .mov. The easy way to check this is check the file size, really small = QT Ref.
     
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    If he's hearing audio....then it sounds more like a codec issue if think.

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    While true, it might be referencing audio that is on both.
     
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    That's possible....didn't think of that.

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    An 18 sec clip is 110 MB.

    I have no idea what codec he is using. On another note, going to the freezing up while restarting for updates. Since it froze tonight, I had to turn off by holding down the power button(I hate doing that). Since it has been turned back on, I keep hearing a very faint/quiet "pop" noise every minute or so. Am I being paranoid or is this something Macs do? This is my first Mac.
     
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    I just installed it. Is there anything I need to do to use it or to try and view clips? They still aren't showing video.
     
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    Nothing. It's no big deal, just annoying that my brand new computer isn't doing something it should. Also, this pop noise is kind of irritating. I googled it and saw a thread where it may be the hard drive "parking it's head"?
     

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