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How do I get a COMPATIBLE DVD DECODER for Windows Media Player?


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21-Jan-2007, 01:58 PM #1
How do I get a COMPATIBLE DVD DECODER for Windows Media Player?
I just got this used computer, with WinXP pro. When I try to play a DVD using Windows Media Player, I get "Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer."

So where do I get such a decoder?

Or is there an equally good freeware alternative to Media Player?
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21-Jan-2007, 02:04 PM #2
You have buy a WMP decoder, so get VLC Media Player for free.
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21-Jan-2007, 03:47 PM #3
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You have buy a WMP decoder,
If you do decide you would rather stick with WMP, here is a list of MS approved products that you can purchase:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...spx#DVDDecoder
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