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Codec error:use window media player and if play using window media player it is not playig(DVD file) 

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Try using a different software to play the file, such as BSPlayer or VLC.
Also, I'd recommend you installing a codec pack, such as K-Lite Codec Pack. Windows Media Player MIGHT play the file once the codec pack is installed!

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