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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MacAn McVan, Sep 8, 2003.

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  1. MacAn McVan

    MacAn McVan Thread Starter

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    I want to play a DVD Video on my XP. I have a Pioneer DVD Rom drive and a Creative CDRW.

    I put the disc into the Pioneer drive and select Windows Media Player. I get a window that says I don't have the right decoder for this disc.

    What now?:confused:
     
  2. RSM123

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    What version of WMP are you using ? I believe the latest (Version 9) supportrs DVD playback - however its more common to use either Power DVD or Win DVD. You often get one of these bundled with a DVD player but they are not freeware unfortunately.

    You might like to take a look here and see what other utilities are available :

    http://www.mpegx.com
     
  3. n2gun

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    Also if PowerDVD came with the drive, and it still does not play. Go to the PowerDVD site and dpwm;pad the updates for XP. I have it and needed to get them in order for it to work.

    Also try downloading and installing the Nimo Codecs from the link below.

    http://divxstation.com/softwareId.asp?sId=152
     
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