Originally Posted by Monolyth
For codec purists it's best to stay away from packs (for regular users they are okay), they can cause all kinds of conflicts and their quality can be questionable as well.
normally i would agree, stay away from stuff like klite codec packs. but Vista Cocec Pack is very basic.
Halli Media Splitter
XVID + 64bit extension
that is pretty much all, it has every component that i would normally install. Just in one simple pack.