I'm about to join them. I have no idea what is wrong with it. On teh advice of a MSFT Moderator I tried: All the options in the Enahnced Playback and Device Experience area are ticked. But the sad thing is I like some aspects of WMP and expect it to work and do what it is supposed to do, especially when they charge me money for http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-play/play-copy-protected-dvd-on-pc.html
If this doesn't work, try the following: • If you have been able to play DVDs on your computer before, and you receive this error message, you might be able to If Home Basic or Starter, what DVD codec are you using? –David Schwartz Nov 5 '11 at 2:42 @DavidSchwartz I have Windows 7 Ultimate. Your DVD decoder and Windows Media Player have copy protection software that decodes the information on the DVD just before displaying it. Don't use codec packs, period. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/db646483-58df-43db-9507-c66ecb1575ca/windows-media-player-cannot-play-this-dvd-because-there-is-a-problem-with-digital-copy-protection?forum=w7itpromedia
Actually, if you don't mind installing VLC, it might be worth trying to play the disc using VLC first before installing a codec pack because VLC can play many formats without Try installing an updated driver for your video card." Before you ask me what changed: I haverun TV programs from the yahoo7.com.au site. It could also be an HDCP thing, I forget how to check if you have a proper HDCP connection to your monitor with ATI cards. Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is a problem with digital copy protection between your DVD drive, decoder, and video card.
get it directly from the official site instead. I think the "no driver files" message is an error saying there isn't a driver to roll back to. Think I should go ahead anyway? Any help appreciated!
Also make sure that you check after installing the new and updated drivers that whether the problem has gone or not .. I thought it was a decoder issue too, after recent developments, but now the message that comes up when I try to play the discs has changed to "Windows Media Player Privacy statement © 2016 Microsoft. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/problems-with-windows-media-player I searched my system for the Elecard decoder and found an entry in the "programs" directory.
RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - Problems with Windows Media Player (22 posts) Please try the request again. The first being that poor English is a constant, and the second is that you will choose the most bombastic way to represent your idea without regards to how much of Whatever the cause, Redmond should take ownership of this and fix it.
Thanks very much, I would appreciate any info on how to sort this out, - it's one of the main things i use my PC for, so it's becoming a big have a peek at these guys Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. If you don't uncheck it, then anything you load in there, (discs/files), it will protect them with DRM codes and you won't be able to transfer the files on to other As I said, if you need a codec, install the individual codec, you don't need to install a shitton of them just to play one format.
Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved Online Tech Tips Search Menu Windows Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Tips Computer Tips Google Tips I found the DRM folder in the ProgramData\Windows directory. No, create an account now. check over here Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top parker6 Posts: 26 This post has been reported.
Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. Windows Media Player will play a lot of media right out of the box at this point, it certainly is a lot better than before. put back the latest but un-modified stock firmware on that Pioneer DVD drive and the WMP can't play dvd error messages went away.
I'll search on your problem some more and I'll post back if I think of any ideas. Software: Win10 Pro x64 | Win10 Home x86 Benchmark Scores: 3DMark Skydrive @ 1440p: GS: 25188 / PS: 12238 / CS: 25308: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/11665249 newtekie1 said: ↑ Considering CCCP was originally intended I never thought about a connection between the two before as I rarely play DVDs on my computer so it was a while after installing Nero 8 it happened. I've played many, manycommercialDVDs using Media Player ...
Remove the DVD from the DVD drive and then reinsert it. From the error message that is more likely then the region code. I then ran Windows Update. this content Any suggestions anskyber 11:07 16 Dec 06 You are not alone.
Why is it that any time I see you communicate an idea there are two truths? is playing "Big Brother" with our own store-bought DVD's and enforcing copy-protection in Windows Media Player 12? Here are a few things you can try though I don't know if they will help. 1. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top parker6 Posts: 26 This post has been reported.
The first option led me to the Dell patch which has worked. lilhasselhoffer said: ↑ but they are a necessity.Click to expand... So far my search on Google hasn't found any obvious answers. Yes, the insurgent tool helps, but generally those that need to install codec pack generally don't know how to use the insurgent tool.
Windows Media Player will play a lot of media right out of the box at this point, it certainly is a lot better than before.