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Is windows media player able to play dvds?
You may need codecs in order to play most DVD videos and other formats like DivX.
Use this codec pack here. Select the Media Player Classic as the application while you were asked to provide it.
After that both of your players are ready to play DVDs (its better to have Media Player 11 in your system for a better experience)
Enjoy your movie!
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on Dec 23, 2019
No dvd decoders installed
If you are looking to play DVD files i.e. VOB files then you can play it using VLC player.
Follow the below link to download VLC player.
VLC player plays almost every file format and it does not needs any extra codec to run the files.
on Dec 03, 2019
Changing the DVD Region code
New DVD-ROM drives come with a firmware level RPC-2 with hardware protection. RPC 2 drives have a 5 change limit on regions, once the counter gets to 0 your drive is permanently locked to the last region it was set to. Even if you reformat or move the drive to another system it will still be locked to the last region. There are ways to get around it, some models have resetting tools made by 3rd parties to reset the change limit back to 5 and some also have firmware patches to remove the region lock.
The first solution is free VideoLAN player: click here to download VideoLAN.
The second solution is free Remote Selector tool: click here to download Remote Selector. Launch remselec22.exe file. Click Control tab. Choose Enabled, and check all options Region Free, Disable Macrovision, Disable User Prohibition Click Start Player button, and try to play your DVD
Finally Load another firmware for your DVD drive which disables the region code protection.
on Nov 20, 2019
Media player wont play movies but will down load
Media player requires special Codecs and plugins in order to watch movies! Most cases they are not free, but here is the site which you can acquire them. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/plugins.aspx
Now, on the other hand you can buy software of dvd suits that will play DVDs
Also, there are various free players out there you can download and use to watch movies for free.
on Sep 29, 2019
Missing letters on computer screen
If there was any warranty on the refurbished desktop and monitor and if such still applies, return it for a replacement.
Either the video card in the desktop computer is going bad or the monitor has issues. If the monitor has issues, they might involve 1) a focus wire to the CRT; 2) a power supply going bad 3) a problem with the focus control.
What can you do? You start trying to rule out possibilities. You try swapping out the monitor with another monitor. If that fixes the problem, then the desktop computer's video card is unlikely the problem. If there is a power supply going bad yielding inadequate voltage, then possibly neither the desktop video card nor the monitor is at fault. If you take your monitor and plug it into another computer that has the ports similar to your desktop computer and the monitor has no fadeouts, then the problem is either the desktop computer video supply or the power supply. So, there actually is a non-technical way to determine if the monitor is at fault. But that would leave you wondering if the computer was at fault, video card or power supply. Some video cards were integrated, i. e. could not be removed. You could download and run Speccy to find out some information about the video and lookup the specs on the internet although they are unlikely to be at the manufacture's site at this point. Whether you have someone at a computer club who would check these remaining components out or swap them out is a question I can't answer. You are pretty close to the point of needing to just get an inexpensive tablet or something from a classifieds paper such as Trading Post or Gumtree (Australian). But if it is running XP, don't pay over $100 for it. (Inside joke: the military may still use XP but that is defensible.) I hope this helps.
on Mar 29, 2018
Java problem using pogo games
Try flushing your Java cache.
Start > Control Panel > Java > Temporary Internet Files (Settings) > Delete Files.
You might even try UNchecking "Keep Temporary Files on My Computer".
on May 05, 2017
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