Many folks have asked me how I edit/format my pictures to make them easier to fit. I use a program called irfanview. Just google it, and you'll find it. It's free, and really works well. If you want to use it, and need help, let me know and I'll walk you through some of the basics. Here's a writeup I did on how to use some of the batch conversion tools. However, I should mention that I've recently discovered a new tool called PhotoScape which I really like also.
Here's the best way to watch videos (from ANY site, not just mine):
This will also help if you don't have the right player, because you won't have to download the file again.
Speaking of having the right player... some of my more recent videos (2008+) may be recorded in .mp4 format. This is because they were recorded from my phone. So, that means you may have to install what is a called a "codec" to be able to play them. I recommend the K-Lite Codec Pack, which you can get here:
Some folks just prefer to use a completely new video player rather than windows media player. This seems to be the prefered, popular video player alternative being used out there:
If you've done the above, and are still having trouble, send me an email and I'll try to help you out. :)