Does anyone know how to play .wmv files, i have tried downloading and installing the following:

" GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin
Codecs to play mpeg, divx, mpeg4, ac3, wmv and asf files "

Alos tried using both VLC media player and movie player, in movie player the video does not show but i can hear the audio and in media player i get the following error:

"No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "MSS2". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this.".

any help is greatly appreciated .