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DVD Decoder?

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#1 Johnz414


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Posted 14 April 2005 - 05:11 PM

Hi There Home grown Wizzes,

A question for you. I reinstalled my Windows XP and SP 2 and now I can't play DVDs on my PC. It keeps saying that I don't have a DVD Decoder. I didn't know I had one before? Before reinstalling I could use anything that I had, Windows, WinDVD, Real, anything. Now nothing works. I have a new copy of Windows 10 on here sense reinstalling and nothing. I called the person I bought the computer from and he didn't mention there being a decoder in here so what gives? He did mention about getting a free WinDVD download. I did a search but didn't find anything free without a subscription to something. Anyone with an idea about what this might be and/or where to get a free WinDVD for PC download without any contingencies would be great. Thanks.

John :thumbsup:

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 06:30 PM

Great tool for burning CD's and DVD's. No adware or spyware is included with this program. It's very user friendly and the best thing about it, it is free. Notto dinero.


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Posted 15 April 2005 - 02:00 AM

Dear John,

You can't play DVD's? Is that correct?

Or are you trying to burn DVD's?

All the DVD playing programs used to be free, hell they wanted you to have them.

Now its all about money. WinDVD wants $50, PowerDVD wants $60 and so on.

Do you need a new drive? If you do, I would recommend buying one with a nice software package included.

Try to find one with Cyberlink's Power DVD software; easy to use no hassle software.

Oh, some of the updates stopped all of your goodies :thumbsup: . Again...money.

If you were looking for some burning programs, we can help there also.

Good Luck :flowers: ,

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Posted 15 April 2005 - 09:10 PM

MaximusDVD Player
and here's a link to maximusdvd codecs:


 rawcreations.net          @raw_creations

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