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Playing dvd it cannot play certain dvds. it asked me to reduce resolution ans colour. did it and still no progress

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Re: playing dvd

Yeah vista does have a few bugs to work out,
fortunately not everyone will have the problem you are having, its caused ny your video driver, you can try updating it,

another solution is to install a 3rd party player like power dvd

cheers :)

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