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My dvd re writer wont work

Hi , i have a philips 8xdvd-rw re-writer , i have installed it , and have windows media, i have window xp , but the dvd,s wont run , i have been told that i need a decoder , but as im not pc tech minded , i dont know where to go from here, can i download a decoder , can anyone help please , thanks cheryl

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  • cheryl stackhouse May 11, 2007

    hi babb, i tried the links you sent me but it still wont work, the disc does come up in my computer , i have windows media player 11, but it just wont run the dvd i put in, it says i need to alter my screen resolution , but ive tried that too , but to no availe, isent it annoying, thanks anyway , cheryl

  • cheryl stackhouse May 11, 2007

    hi babb , the last link you sent me , worked its now working , thanks alot for all your help , cheryl

  • cheryl stackhouse May 11, 2007

    what a great help , thank you so very much , i know nothig about computers so what you have done for me really really means alot thank you ! cheryl

  • yett Dec 30, 2008

    dvd wont work



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Well, when you insert a disc and go to My Computer then to the DVD drive itself, does it show that a disc is in the drive, if it does does and you open the drive does it show the contents of the drive! If so then you are having a software issue regarding the decoder! You can check out the following link: Microsoft explains DVD Playback in XP: Also you can try this free codec site: If when you go to My computer an the disc does not come up in the drive or the drive doesn't show or anything like that you may be having problems witht the drive / configuration itself let me know how this works out regards, babb

Posted on May 10, 2007

  • Armando  Babb
    Armando Babb May 11, 2007

    Have you tried other dvds?

    If those still don't work then you can try this link
    Download that pack, exract it and install!

    And then there also other DVD software which always does the trick, try PowerDVD or WinDVD!




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