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quicktime error (-101) won't paly h264, mp4

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Hi. I did a clean install of Lion on a new system. It boots fine, graphics seem to be working with no problems, the only thing is that quicktime X gives me a (-101) error when I try to play h264 or mp4 files (apple.com/trailers for example), however it does play ProRes files. Quicktime 7 will play the files that X won't, but lags for a few seconds before beginning playback.

I have installed the DSDT for my system, and am using Chimera v1.4.1 r877. I tried updating to 1.5.4 but I would lose video once it reached the login screen after boot, so I reverted to v1.4.1

I have noticed that it will flash "unsupported card" during boot...

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GA-H55M-UD2H-F9
i3-540
Diamond Radeon HD 6450
2gb patriot
32gb SSD boot drive

Any help would be great
 
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I tried formatting and reinstalling Lion on this drive - same problem occurs. However I have done installations with this same Lion installer that didn't have this problem....

I even put this drive into another hackintosh I built with completely different hardware and the same problem occurs. Here are the specs of the other machine:

i7 980X
GA-X58A-UD3R (rev. 2.0) FF
XFX Radeon HD 5770
3X4GB Corsair

So as far as I can tell, the only things that could possibly be causing the problem are the drive itself or the DSDT (which I got from the DSDT database), or maybe somehow the lion installer damaged itself since the last time I used it... So frustrating...

Any help would be much appreciated

Edit: I just tried changing the DSDT to a version for a newer BIOS, same problems.
 
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not that it solves your problem...but what happens when you use VLC?Thanks
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Same problem here. Fresh Lion install, 10.7.2. VLC works fine for all files. Verified files play with QTX on other machines (MacBook white 2007). Just installed Chimera 1.7.0.

Intel i5-2500k
Gigabyte Z68MX-UD2H-B3 F11
Integrated graphics (Intel HD 3000)
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 8GB
 
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Happened to me today. Fresh Lion install as well.
 
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What happens if you use GraphicsEnabler=Yes?

These issues are usually graphics related. Is your DVD player working? Chess?
 
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In my case, it was audio related. Turns out I didn't have my speakers plugged in to audio port (green), so no audio device was detected. Once plugged in and system rebooted QuickTime worked fine.
 
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big up bungduh!!! :headbang:

had the same problem. reattached my speakers, rebooted and bingo. thanks man.
 
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