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Topic # 84681 5-Jun-2011 11:43
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My computer is refusing to play DVDs at the mo.  I have a VLC Media player on my desk top I use to play DVD. Nothing is happening. When I go to Windows Media Player I get the message  WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER CANNOT PLAY THIS DVD BECAUSE A COMPATIBLE DVD DECODER IS NOT INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER.

There is nothing wrong with DVD.

Can someone help?

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  Reply # 477961 5-Jun-2011 11:50
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Windows Media Player can't play it because you don't have an MPEG2 codec installed - exactly the message it's displaying. You obviously have XP which doesn't come with a DVD decoder.

The DVD should play fine in VLC.

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  Reply # 477962 5-Jun-2011 11:51
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Not playing in VLC either getting no message?

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