How to fix error missing codec 0xc00d5212 on Windows 10

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

In this tutorial you will learn how to fix the issue "missing codec 0xc00d5212" on windows 10. This issue happens when you try to play a video but you don't have the right codecs or when they are missing from your computer.

Step 1 - Download MPC HC

When it comes to choosing a player for windows 10, mpc hc is definitely the best, it supports a lot of different video formats so basically you can play any video format you want with on windows 10.

Even though they stopped development of software on 2017, you can still download from their github repository, simply go to this link and choose the version you need.

Releases · mpc-hc/mpc-hc
MPC-HC’s main repository. For support use our Trac: - mpc-hc/mpc-hc

Step 2 - Install MPC HC

Once you have downloaded the version from github link, double click and run the the setup.

Click Next

Choose the path where you want mpc hc to be installed and click next

Set installation type : Default and click next again

Now simply click install and that's it.

Getting same error even after following this tutorial?

Right click over the video you want to play, and go to "open with" and then select MPC HC, if mpc-hc doesn't appear on the list, simply go to desktop and select mpc-hc.


By now you should know how to solve the codecs issue on windows 10.