Cannot Play Video

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    I just recently noticed that I cannot play any of the video clips I have saved on my Driod.

    Used to play all with no issues.
    Now I get the following error message:

    Cannot Play Video
    Sorry, this video cannot be played

    Can someone help me figure out what happened? and get it fixed?

    Thanks
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    Maybe you need an update? If you are not able to get it fixed, I would take it in.
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    Try rebooting the phone. If that doesn't work if your rooted try running fix permissions in your rom settings or if not a feature of the rom you can use rommanager then reboot again. If that still doesn't work then reboot into recovery and clear cache ( you can also use cache mate from the market*rooted phones only*). If that doesn't work then back up all apps with either astro file manager or titanium backup and then do a factory data reset. If that still does not work then smash your phone with a hammer (DISCLAIMER:I am not responsible if you actually smash your phone with a hammer). Take it to verizon after unrooting if necessary.
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    Let me guess, the last time the videos worked was before the Froyo update? If so, Stagefright (Android's new A/V decoder) is to blame.

    Are you rooted? If so, it can be fixed.
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