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DVD pictures scrambled on Windows XP based Computer

For some reason, suddenly my DVDs can not be view on my Windows XP home computer. These legal DVDs were able to play and view on the same system in the past. I changed to different video viewers but all diplay as scrambled. However, I am able to view other source of video pictures from YouTube, etc.

What went wrong?

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