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Cant play DVD on either Media Centre or Media Player


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Mrbigchop

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Suddenly can't play DVDs or watch the TV in Media Centre or watch DVD's in Windows Media Player10. It crashes the programmes. Although I can listen to songs in media player from the WMP library.

Tried a system restore but that now only goes back as far as September even though the PC is nealry 2 years old.

Used Xoftspy and registry mechanic to clean up but have had no effect on the DVDs or TV problem.

Been at this for days and now need some expert help from you guys.

Any ideas??

Thanks for reading even if you can't help.

Best regards
Mr Big Chop
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try re-installing tghe dvd playback software you got with the dvd-rom or computer (windvd, power-dvd)
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I'll give that a go, thanks.
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I have searched everywhere and cannot find the original windows media centre installation disc to reload it. Any ideas if I can get it elsewhere, or do I have to buy a new one?

What a numpty! :tazz:
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who made your pc?

Go to their website and look for something like
NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder

under support/downloads/drivers

Most, maybe all, Windows Media Centre pre-built PCs use the Nvidia Card. There was an update fairly recently and installing that may address your isse
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