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Solved: What is an updated driver and where do I get one from?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by InNeedOfAnswers, Jan 7, 2011.

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  1. InNeedOfAnswers

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    I am running Windows XP and want to watch a DVD as I have done previously. I get the message: Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is a problem with digital copy protection between your DVD drive, decoder and video card. Try installing an updated driver for your video card.

    I do not understand what to do. I have tried some links I found on the Internet but they appear to be subterfuges for loading new search engines or whatever.

    Since finding your site I have run a scan, it says I have 103 ActiveX/OLE problems and 160 Empty Registry Keys I've no idea what this means!
     
  2. stantley

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    You must have clicked on a link to download a registry cleaner. Most of these programs are scams so just uninstall the program.

    In order to watch a DVD get VLC media player, it usually works much better than Windows Media Player.
     
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    InNeedOfAnswers Thread Starter

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    Many thanks Stantley, I was relieved to find a free download that worked!

    Many thanks Phantom010, I have read the info about registry vacs etc and now understand to ignore them!
     
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    You're welcome. :) You can go to thread tools and click on "Mark Solved".
     
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