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I can't play MP3 audio directly or with HTML5 on Firefox

I have a laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium x64, which I had to reinstall recently because of some hard drive problems. I used to be able to play MP3 audio files directly on Firefox, when I clicked a link to a MP3 file a new tab would open and the audio would start playing. But now I get a window asking me whether I want to open it (with Windows Media Player by default), or save it, and I can't play MP3 files with HTML5 <audio> tag, supposedly my browser doesn't support it. I've read that in Windows 7 Firefox plays both H.264 and MP3 through Media Foundation, and I can play H.264 videos without problems, so I guess it's some problem with my MP3 codecs or something, though I can play MP3 files with Windows Media Player. Also, media.windows-media-foundation.enabled is set to `true' in about:config, so it's supposed to work, but it doesn't.

What can I do?

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