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Rebooted a computer, trying to reinstall powerdvd xp

I was given a computer and had it wiped out completly a friend has helped me reinstall everything. after I got it back home i realized that the dvd player does not work. The computer says that there is no driver found. So I have been looking for a link for powerdvd xp where I can enter the cdkey code and reinstall it. Does anybody know where I might find a link for this? Thanks, Jason

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  • clearviewaqu Nov 28, 2008

    i do not know what an os is how can i check for it?

  • clearviewaqu Nov 28, 2008

    thanks for the info. jason

  • clearviewaqu Nov 28, 2008

    my mistake it doen not say driver it says decoder. I dont think the computer is too old it is a compact presario 600 defentaly not new but its an upgrade from what i did have. No it is not external and i do not know what sata is. Im not much of a computer guy at all. Yes i found cd/dvd rom drives it appears they are both there. the cd key is a blue sticker on the computer that says powerdvd xp cd- key cyberlink corp with the code on it along with the serial number. I thought that if i found a link that all i have to do is reenter that code and that may fix the problem.

  • Howard Lester May 11, 2010

    DVD's/cd roms do not require drivers unless you are using really old operating systems like DOS.They are loaded in the bios when the computer first starts. Did you use your DVD to load windows? If you did it should work.How old is your computer? This isn't an external usb DVD or a sata model is it?To see if Windows sees your drive click on control panel in windows then double click the system icon. Go to the device manager button and you should see a DVD/ CD-ROM on the device tree. If you don't we will need to go further.One last thing, you're not talking about DVD software are you? I ask because you mention a CD key.

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Is the OS installed? If it is installed, it should automatically see the CD/DVD drive. Please clarify "a link for powerdvd XP"



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Can you uninstall the Power DVD program and see if your DVD comes back?Do it like this: Start/Control Panel/Add Remave Programs it will be in there hit uninstall and take it out. You can always put it back.

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Powerdvd is a program to allows to play dvd's for windows xp and previous.

it is not freeware, you will have to contact the computers manufacturer and ask if, for a nominal fee, thay will resend you the disks that origionally came with the computer, or pay $60 for a new copy of powerdvd

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