Big Problem Playing files on cds using Windows Media Player 10

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TripleH2k3

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My uncle got DSL a couple of months ago and I've downloaded several large and small video clips and saved them to cd-rw's so that I could bring them home and put them on my computer, but I've encountered a problem when I try to view some of the clips. Some clips say ANOBOLIC when I try to open them and they won't play on either my laptop or my desktop pc, but I can open and view them fine on my uncle's computer. What do I need to download to fix this problem?

The other problem that I am having is that I saved some video clips that range from 15 to 30 minutes, and when I put the cd in either my laptop or desktop pc a couple of the clips say that they are 1 or 2 minutes when they are really 15 to 30 minute clips. I try to play them and they play for 1 or 2 minutes pause at the end and then move to the next clip, and when I fast forward the clip I am able to see some more of what wasn't shown in the first 1 or 2 minutes but it won't finish playing the whole clip. Again, I am able to view all of the clips perfectly on my uncle's computer.

At first I thought that the problem was with the cd-rw's, but since they work fine on my uncle's computer I have to believe that it is a problem with the media player. I've tried playing them with Realplayer and a couple other media players, but I keep having the same problem. I think that the Windows Media Player needs something downloaded, but I don't no what to download. Both my laptop and destop run on Windows XP Service pack 2 and they both have Windows Media Player 10.

Someone please tell me what to do to fix these problems.
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Couriant

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If it doesn;t work in any media player, it's not Windows Media Player causing the problem.

what type of clips are they and where did you get them from (website). It may be a copy protection problem.
 

TripleH2k3

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I downloaded some wrestling matches, a couple of horror scenes from a couple of different movies, and some adult video clips and full movies. I burned them to cd-rw's and I can't view the ANOBOLIC labeled clips or view the full length movies on either of my computers using any media player, but I can view all of the clips on the cd fine on my uncles computer using Windows Media Player 10. Some of these clips when I try to open them in Media Player said at the bottom that it needed to download a codec. I've checked out wmplugins.com and found plenty of stuff to download, but I don't know what I need to download to fix this problem. Please Help.
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Couriant

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How did you download them? Via a service or P2P program or from a website?

The only thing, other than links to steriods, that I found was from an adult site. Which makes me wonder if you have inadvertanly installed dialers etc... on you machine...
 

TripleH2k3

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I downloaded them using LimeWire Pro. I did a virus scan on everything that I download and burned, and no viruses were found. Everything works fine on my uncles computer that I downloaded them from, why can I view them fine on his computer and not on either of mine????
 

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just read your title, have you tried copying the files from your CD to your hdd?
 

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I believe LimeWire is a P2P program. Per our forum rules, we cannot assist.

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