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3d graphics and directx installation

I cant play dvd or telescope. i installed 3d graphics and directx but it didnt worked. kindly provide me the right software. i have windows xp installed on my laptop.

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Try installing codecks, to play multimedia it's required to have the right codecs present, DirectX isn't requiredfor movie's, only for 3D Graphics which require the Graphic Card to do all the work.

Try installing K-Lite Mega Codeck Pack, it includes lots of codecs for multimedia. It's 100% free and legal. It comes with a small multimedia player called "M-Player Classic" which looks like the old Windows Media Player.

Download Page:
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/k_lite_Mega_Codec_Pack.htm

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