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Download this codec for playing dvd in windows media player:



And below for linux platform.

Linux (x86)

Hope this will help you to play dvd.

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i have a sony vaio vgn-ns240e/w laptop and everytime i play a dvd on it it will load up and then when its about to play it will freeze my computer, I think it is a part issue but not sure what wut it is. i get a message stating its not decoding right or something, please help, thank you.

Hi, you need a codec for the player.
You can download and install this one:


Click on one of the download mirrors.

After the installation you should be able to play dvd in
the media player.

You can also install an another player from here:


This player plays everything.

Aug 30, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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i want to add a LG portable super muti drive and I want to watch a dvd on my asus ee pc

Shouldn't be a problem, just plug the USB drive in, wait for it to be recognised and away you go. You may need specific software to run the discs on and that can be found at www.asus.com

Mar 12, 2011 | ASUS Eee 4G Notebook

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I'm trying to play a dvd on my laptop but i got an error message dvd decoder is not installed


Click on the link below and download vlc media player and open the DVD in that. vlc media player will play anything regardless of whether you have a DVD decoder or not.



Jul 02, 2010 | Gateway 7330GZ Notebook

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