Question about Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop

1 Answer

Dvd's do not play in presario cq56

My laptop do not play any dvd's It ask if you want to play dvd by using windows media player,if click on play error message is that media player cant read dvd and i have to adjust screen resolution wat it still dont work It play music cd's 100%

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Compaq Master
  • 7,627 Answers

Try another Media Player, it may be the File Format. Try this freeware Media Player, VLC, 32 or 64bit?, found here along with Real Player Media Player: http://www.filehippo.com/download_vlc_32/ You can find many freeware/shareware programs here: http://www.filehippo.com/

Posted on May 04, 2013

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Media device for audio driver not found in compaq laptop

Media device for audio driver not found in compaq...

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

ItWillBoK
  • 108 Answers

SOURCE: COMPAQ PRESARIO DVD ROM NOT READING ANY CD AND DVD PLS HELP

It sounds like you need to replace the DVD Rom itself.
They do go bad without warning.
A DVD Rom is not that expensive and should take about 5 min to replace rather easy job.
Happy Holidays

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

cjblackheart
  • 135 Answers

SOURCE: Hi, I have a Compaq Presario CQ56 & the scroll

The scroll pad on the touch pad needs a particular driver Synaptics Pointing Device Driver. This will actually run at the startup after installed which will activate the functionality of scroll on the touch pad. You can also actually turn this function on and off so this is a friendly user.
If you do not have that driver that comes with your laptop you can go here:
http://www.compaq.com/cpq-country/cpq_support.html
or here
http://www.synaptics.com/support/drivers

Good day.

Posted on Jun 19, 2011

DJ Skywalker
  • 507 Answers

SOURCE: IN COMPAQ PRESARIO CQ56 MODEL

Make sure all your hardware is connected properly.


Format your HDD in NTFS.

Posted on Jun 20, 2011

  • 6771 Answers

SOURCE: Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX shows a blank screen on boot, but runs perfect on external display

Yes! it is the inverter board or the backlight behind the display that is the issue.

Posted on Mar 25, 2012

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Dvd medie player


It seems you don't have any codecs... The problem is not in windows media player.
Just install a codec pack like http://www.free-codecs.com/download/codec_pack_all_in_1.htm

Hope to solve your problem.

May 05, 2013 | Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop

1 Answer

Dvd on cq62-225nr will not play


First make sure your drive will handle DvD's. Click Start/My Computer and see if a DvD drive is listed. If you have a DvD then some drives will not handle bootleg (made by some individual) DvDs. Try a store purchased dvd and see if it reads it ok. Also, there are some formats your software may not be able to handle.

If you are using Windows Media Player as your dvd player it has problems reading some formats. Go to www.google.com and in the search type: "download vlc player" (without the quotes). Download VideoLan from the site www.videolan.org/vlc Download and install it, it can handle just about any format. It's totally FREE. Oh, and it doesn't take 15 or 20 minutes to install like Media Player. It'll be up and running in less than 3 minutes.

Mar 29, 2012 | HEWLETT-PACKARD Compaq Presario CQ62-225NR...

1 Answer

Presario cq56 with windows 7 freezes after inactivity of 20 minutes


Hi there,Try this:Click on control panel>Programs and Features then remove any program that you don't need.The ones that have a lot of memory because it sounds like you may be running out of memory.I recamend a free utility that is number one in it's class. Advanced SystemCare Free http://download.cnet.com/windows/?tag=ftr There will be a list on the right side and this app is number 5.I use this all the time.....If this doesn't work you could try a system restore.If you have any questions feel free to ask.Thank you for choosing FixYa. by the way you push one button and the app dose the rest but you have a chance to decide yes or no (love this app)

Nov 30, 2011 | Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop

1 Answer

I HAVE LENOVO IDEA PAD Y510 NOTE BOOK I CANT PLAY MOST OF MY DVD AND THEY ARE FACTORYBOUGHT DVDS WHY


Hi toiyoshi7,
I see that most of your dvd's won't work on your Lenovo Y510, Please see steps below.
  • First I want to ask have you tried your Dvd's on another system if it works or not?
  • If the dvd's play on another system then you can try to check the settings of your Optical Drive.
  • Click start then My Computer if you have XP or Computer if you have Vista or Win7.
  • In My Computer or Computer right click on your Dvd drive.
  • Then select Properties you should get a window Dvd RW properties or which ever name appears depending on the windows you have then select the TAB that says Hardware.
  • In the window you will see All Disc drives: in the list select your DVD drive then click Properties below right side.
  • This will bring up the DVD drive properties window then click on DVD Region.
  • In the DVD region will be a bow below select United States then click OK until all the windows you opened are close and for some you may need to close them.
  • After changing the Region setting on your DVD, Restart your computer to make changes take effect.
  • After restarting the Laptop try your DVD's again
If this does not work then deleting Upper and lower Filters can be done but since you mentioned that some dvd's work, I cam suggest maybe updating your system codecs try downloading K-lite codec pack, or maybe try using a different Player like VLC player if you are using Windows Media Player.
I hope that this maybe of help regarding your concern.
Have a nice day,
mvincentc

Apr 18, 2011 | Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 Notebook

2 Answers

I cant play dvd and it says that i need to install dvd decoder. What should I have?


Go to this web site and download the setup file for VLC Media Player. Use it to play your movies.
here's the link >> http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Nov 10, 2010 | Compaq Presario Notebook

3 Answers

My laptop wont play my dvds. its asking me to download a decoder.. i need help


you have to buy any dvd player to let WMP to play dvd on it, like Power dvd etc. If you dont want to buy, try open source alternative lile VLC media player. ( click here ) to get it. I am not sure, you can play dvd on media player or not, but using vlc, you surely can.

Can not play problem for media player is a copy write related issue and microsoft can not give it with windows.

May 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3610 Notebook

1 Answer

Dvd decoder


Go to the following website to download a Decoder for Windows Media Player:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/plugins.aspx

Hope you find what you are your looking for! Good Luck!
If you have any more problems let me know.

Thank you for using Fix Ya!

Don't forget to rate the overall satisfaction of this answer!

Jan 31, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

1 Answer

Please help, my Averatec 3200 does not play dvds.


Try to use a dvd player software like winows media player (included in windows), just put the dvd in and it will ask about what to do, just select to play with media player and you can enjoy. (double click to put it fullscreen)
If nothing happens after inserting the disc than push start menu button go to programs and windows media player should be there somewhere, or in start menu push run and type wmplayer and than push enter. Than open the dvd with it.

Nov 23, 2008 | Averatec 3200 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop Logo

79 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Compaq Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Abhinandan  Patil
Abhinandan Patil

Level 3 Expert

568 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Compaq Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...