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DVD Sound Missing

Hi,
I can play CDs ok and DVDs but I can't get any sound with the DVDs. All other sounds are working - it's just the DVD sound causing the problem.
My motherboard is an ASUS P-5GPLX and my sound system is SoundMax. I am running Windows XP Professional with SP2.
I'd be grateful for any help that you provide.
Regards,
John
johnbyrne2@optusnet.com.au

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Hello folks,
If you install another program like Nero xxx. Nero adds or can take away window media player's format from playing certain codec’s. Any program installed like burner software can do the same. This is a software issue. To help fix it download & install codec's from this site. This should help to regain sound for DVD formats.
http://www.free-codecs.com/K_Lite_Codec_Pack_download.htm
Free download.
Other items. Some PC's can loose DVD sound in windows media player 11. Check that you're version of windows is up to date. Last ditch effort. Insert the DVD & open windows explorer. Right click on the DVD drive & see what the format is. (Ex: ***.vob, ***.mp4, ***.divx). Than search either Microsoft or Google for the matching codec's. Download & install it from the web.
Suggestion. Use only one playback software program. Bouncing between programs is not suggested. Find which looks & sound best for you & uninstall the others if not needed.
If by chance non of the above has helped or fixed this issue, please list the program you are using to play DVD's & the format of the DVD.

Good luck all!

Mike

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