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Some computers do not come with dvd software installed.Do you have a dvd drive installed?If no software for dvd installed you can also use windows media player or realplayer to play dvds.Click start button,control panel then autoplay.Under dvd movie choose player you like to use and click save.Try inserting dvd again to check for playback.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered 3 days ago

This error message means :-
403 - Forbidden - You can't access the page. You may not have access (it may require a password), or it may be blocked from your domain.
or your Internet site parent controlled site blocker.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jun 01, 2020

you left click on link you want copy,then your right click on it you'll see copy then right click again to save it and go to were you want to paste it left click and paste it

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 18, 2020

You can change the DVD region four times only, the fourth change will lock on that region permanently.
There may be a firmware upgrade that make your DVD region free, but if you make a mistake or install the wrong firmware upgrade then the DVD will be a piece of junk. You will need to Google search for DVD firmware upgrades for your model DVD.

The best way to view DVDs from other regions is to install a piece of software that defeats the region code. I use a program called DVD-RegionFree from
There are possibly other programs available, again Google search for them.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 07, 2020

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 11, 2020

Either update the firmware or you dvd head has seen its life end and you will need to replace the dvd drive

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 07, 2020

are you trying to open dvd files? if yes try other known good dvd if it opens. if not try cleaning you dvd drive with a cleaner.
are you trying to open dvd movies? if yes, have you tried playing dvd in your laptop before in case you haven't tried it yet you need a dvd player program try downloading cyberlink powerdvd. if you have tried it before but not its not working now. check what are the programs that you have installed lately maybe it has a conflict with the dvd player software that you are using try opening the program manually in start menu manually open the dvd movie.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 07, 2020

just install cyberlink power dvd then it will stgart playing all kind of video cds and dvds from dvd rom

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 07, 2020

insert a cd then click rip cd then the laptop will get the music from the cd then you can burn it. Good day and best regards.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 31, 2020

Itunes does have digital rights management, which restricts the number of times you can burn the tracks you've downloaded. It's one reason I prefer sites like who don't believe that if you've paid for the track you should be restricted in using it.

To burn music from Itunes you first have to make a playlist of the tracks you want to burn. Select New Playlist on the left, and drag the tracks you want to burn into this new playlist. When you've done that, right click the playlist name and select "burn playlist to disk."

This will ONLY work a finite number of times (I believe currently it's either 3 or 5) after which burning will be disabled for a track, and if that track appears on a playlist you won't be able to burn that playlist either.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 28, 2020

I don't know its solved or not but here's the method.
Step 1 : Login to your profile of
Step 2 : Move your cursor to the "you option "or "your profile option".
Step 3 : There, You will see the link of "Account Settings".
Step 4 : Click on that link and you will see "Delete profiles and friends" Option There. Click on it.
Step 5 : After that you will see the information that why you should't delete the account and bla bla bla.
Step 6 : Just click on the continue button. I highlighted the link in below given image. Click there.
Step 7 : Now you will see the box where you can enter the reason why you want to delete your shtyle account and profile. Enter reason or leave it blank and click on delete option.
That's It. Your account is deleted.
When you try to login with the same credential again you will see this. If you see below given error then your account or profile is deleted.

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Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 26, 2020

wont play DVD..write nothing!!

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 26, 2020

check your device manager, you might need to re-install the driver

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 25, 2020

Is this a software package called digital copy DVD or are you talking about playback of a copied DVD?

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 19, 2020

To change the Region code on your DVD player, open Control Panel - System - Hardware - Device manager, and click on DVD/CD ROM drives, then right click on the DVD drive and click Properties then click on DVD Region.
You can enter a new region and it also shows you how many changes have been made.
NOTE you can make only 4 changes and the player will lock permanently on the 4th change.
If you want to play DVDs from any region you maybe able to upgrade the firmware to make it region free BUT if you make a mistake or installed the wrong firmware the player will be a piece of junk.
The best solution to make the player region free is to install a piece of software (Passkey for DVD) that allows you to play DVDs from any region and Passkey for Blu-ray that allows you to play Blu-rays from any region. There are several available on the Internet but my favourite is DVD-Region Free From: -,free.htm

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 18, 2020

if u have a TV out signal port on ur laptop, u will need a DIN adaptor to connect from laptop to ur TV
else u need a convertor box that will convert ur connect to ur VGA out port on ur laptop and will send the signal to TV via the box to the audio/video in slot in the TV...u will also need some special cables...thsi will come along with the convertor box....look in google or ebay

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 13, 2020

chasmodem, did u try with other software to play the DVD? Sound like a Cyberlink PowerDVD problem to me.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 13, 2020

try this software it can help

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 12, 2020

when u put the disc in does it automaticly open windows media player with the movie? if so after the dvd is in close media player ,go to "my computer" then go to the drive your disc is in and right click chose explore or open in new window on the video files u see right click one of them and choose "open with.." then click browse and navigate to your c:/drive program files and look for power dvd u will need to select the powerdvd.exe also make sure the box is ticked that says always use this program to open this kind of file ......make sure u have the rite codec's installed as well this link is for windows XP video codecs this one is for windows vista and this 1 is for windows 7

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 10, 2020

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