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Can not play DVDs

When i load a dvd i get a message say something along the lines of DVD decoder not found. This even happens with DVDs we have made of our own home videos.
Any idea what the problem may be and how i can solve so i can watch any DVDs on my Latitude?

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You are missing the required codecs to play a dvd

however you can use a program like powerdvd to view movies but this requires the purchase of the software. there are good free options available. id recommend cliprex free and feature rich

here is the link
http://www.cliprex.com/

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Sounds like your DVD drivers have been deleted or corrupt. Try reinstalling the drivers for the DVD. (If you have the cd with DVD software and drivers, this will be the best route.) Also, you can go to Dell support web page, enter your model information and download the drivers for your model, this should correct your problem. Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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