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Overlay Error I can no longer play DVD's on my computer althouth I have Windows Media Center and WinDVD and all the other major players installed. They all work with audio and used to fully function when playing video. I keep getting the error message: " Overlay Error, Lower Color Resolution, etc." I've lowered the color and resolution settings to various levels and nothing works. The company's website gives this as the only solution. What can I do to resolve this issue?

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  • Joe Damewood Mar 15, 2007

    Dear Coach Tim,

    I didn't know how else to let you know that I resolved this issue prior to receiving your suggestions. I went to the Intel site and downloaded the chipset upgrade which healed my dvd player's problem (and all the others as well). Thanks anyway.



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What version of DirectX are you using? Have you installed any programs recently that may have installed a lower version of DirectX? Do you have Novell Networking? the above site states the same problem. Have you tried a firmware update for the dvd player? Let me know what happens. Good Luck, Tim

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