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Media Player 9 does not play DVDs

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by robert_shelt, Oct 5, 2003.

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  1. robert_shelt

    robert_shelt Thread Starter

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    MS-Windows XP professional, SP1 Installed
    HP Pavilion N5290 Laptop

    HP 3500C Scanner installed.

    HP 300 DVD Burner installed.

    Recently I had to reinstall all my software, when my hard drive was replaced. The Media Player 9 has always played DVDs satisfactorly.

    [1] Media Player does not play DVDs.

    [2] Two other Brand X players installed do play DVDs.

    [3] Media Player will play CDs and accesses CD-ROMs.

    What I have tried:

    [1] Uninstalling and reinstalling Media Player 9; Media Player does not play DVDs.

    [2] Hardware Manger is not displaying any problems.
     
  2. putasolution

    putasolution

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    Go to Start | Run
    Type in regedit

    In the Left pane, find the following key:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\
    Settings


    Click on it to expand the folder

    Click Edit | New | String Value
    Call it EnableDVDUI
    Double click on it to modify
    type in Yes

    Close regedit
    Restart your computer
     
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