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DVD moves I can't play any DVD moves on my 2201LCi I have a DVD/CD-RW commbo drive so what do do to get my pc to play moves?

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Re: DVD moves

Tat4u has a good idea, checking the necessary CODECS, then downloading and installing AVS Media player would help you view DVD movies as well. It's free to use!

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Re: DVD moves

You can play dvd in media player but you have to tell media player what files it should also need to make sure you have the can configure media player to connect to web to download codecs it may not already have for various media formats.

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