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Hp pavilion 511w tring to play dvds

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I know this is going to sound strange but, are you sure that the drive is a DVD drive and not a CD? The pavilion 511 ships stock without a DVD drive.

If you are sure you have a DVD drive it is possible that it is a codec problem. You can download a comprehensive codec pack here: http://www.codecguide.com/download_kl.htm

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