when you use VLC Player on Windows 7. you may get an error “No video is displayed” here is how to fix it: 1. Launch VLC Media Player and then click on TOOLS>>PREFERENCES on the MAIN MENU 2. Now, under the Preferences windows, click on VIDEO on left navigation panel 3. Now you need to click on the drop down menu for Output. Here, you need either select WINDOWS GDI VIDEO OUTPUT or DIRECTX VIDEO OUTPUT as the eligible output. 4. Restart your VLC Media Player.