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I Can't Play Dvd Movie At Windows Media Player


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#1 indra

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Posted 19 April 2006 - 07:03 AM

please help me,
i've just given an ald computer with specifications :
-intel pentium 1
-motherboard intel, i didn't know the series
-edo ram 64 mb
-os windows 98
the problem is i bought a dvd-rom samsung in order to watch dvd with this computer but windows media player can't open the dvd. i've tried with other applications such as asus dvd player but still it won't work. but when i played a vcd it worked. also the dvd can play normally when i used with windows media player at windows xp. please help me to solve this problem.
thank you for your help

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 08:05 AM

What message did you get when you tried to play the DVD? My guess is you don't have DVD drivers. I have the same problem on my more modern laptop. I tried finding the drivers online, and I did, but I had to pay for them. It's a work PC I use, so I didn't buy the.

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 11:15 AM

It's quite possible that you need to install the DVD codecs.
I've used this before and it works:
http://web.archive.org/web/20021201083742/...ecinstaller.zip
The codecs go along with Maximus DVD Player:
http://www.winsite.com/bin/Info?5000000037342

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