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I would like to have a free dvd decoder downloaded to my pc

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Wow i just did this on my i went to the miocrosoft web page and entered decoder in the search engine and i got what i needed

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If you have CD/DVD that is enclosed to the DVD rom from the vendor, you should install that specillay the Player that is build with the DVD decoder.

Any way if you wan to play movie using the PC with the DVD Rom, You can use the Player that have a multiCodec and all the Movies in the DVD can be play.

the link is here for you to download.

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http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Media_Player_Classic.htm

VLC Movie player:
http://filehippo.com/download_vlc/

hope this help!

best regards, melnavz

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