Question about Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Windows XP. My CD/DVD drive reads CD's, but not DVD's. I had a problem with getting my speakers to work before, but I installed a driver or something, and they work just fine now. Is there something I need to install to get it to read DVD's? If so, what is it?
DVDs are encrypted. For a time, "they" didn't want you to watch DVDs on your computer.
You can use Windows Media Player with the right codec if you want.
A better option may be a free player that already comes with all the options, like a Swiss Army knife. Check out VLC from here:
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
download and install the latest firmware and BIOS..you will the latest by version number.
to check you computer configuration go this link and type in your service tag number
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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