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Tfire136

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Whats up everyone! So I finally got my XP system back up and running. One problem that I have run into is when I try and play a DVD with Media Player it says that the DVD can not be played becuase I do not have the proper DVD Decoder to play it. I downloaded a couple programs and they really did not work. Wondering if someone can give me a suggestion on how to work this problem out. Its XP Pro that I am dealing with. Thanks in advance!!!!
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Windows (that is, Windows Media Player) does not have the ability to play DVD movies as standard. You have to either install a separate DVD Player software (like WinDVD) or install a 'plug-in' so WMP can play them. Some Plug-ins are available here:
http://www.microsoft...aspx#DVDDecoder
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Alright I tried loading on a couple different decoder programs. Everytime I try to start the DVD it says that some sort of layer failed and I should change my screen color or resolution to fix it. This happened with both programs I tried. When I change the resolution and color I still get the message. Anything I can do to fix it?? the two programs I used were Intervideo WinDVD and Sonic Cineplayer DVD Decoder.

Edited by Tfire136, 19 July 2006 - 12:53 PM.

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try powerdvd..they have free trial..it should put the right codec on your computer...I like powerdvd...dont buy it though...if you like it you can get it bundled with a new CD / DVD drive that only cost about $30.00

http://www.cyberlink...main_1_ENU.html
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Thanks I will give it a try and see what I come up with :whistling:
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