Restart your computer them re-enable WMP and restart again. We looked at some of... I probably would have stayed with XP had Media Center been included. So what do you do if you have a blu-ray drive that the manufacturer does not issue firmware updates, like on my laptop? weblink
If you don't have a copy of it you can download it from Roxio's software updates page. I am still using Windows 7 Home Premium and will until I am FORCED to upgrade. They should make their own OS for portable devices. (And not force the desktop pc's to use it). The DVD may be in use... click to read more
Cheers from Eugene, Oregon! After that you will have all of the codecs you want for any file including DVDs. What is the Best Blu-Ray Player for Windows 8?
He loves technology, people and nature – and tries to enjoy all three whenever possible. How freaking simple is that to do? I have spent 5 hours going thru Windows 8. Free Dvd Player Windows 10 DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86 Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22 Run by marvin glick at 2:44:06 on 2011-11-02 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1982.1173 .
All my Windows Live content is available through the Metro interface, including my photos and documents from my Windows Phone, without having to access them through a web browser. Vlc Dvd Player Finally, I downloaded that VLC media player. The answer, basically, is that Windows 8 cannot play DVDs or Blu-Ray disks out of the box. this contact form It can also play youtube videos, convert videos for you, change playback speed, change audio and video settings etc.
After that I decided to connect the drive via eSATA because of the speed increase. Windows Dvd Player Linux is such a powerful, rock-solid, attractive, full-featured system that games will absolutely rock once they are written specifically for the platform. How to Use All of Windows 10’s Backup and Recovery Tools How to Upgrade Your Outlets for USB Charging Follow @howtogeek More Articles You Might Like ABOUT About Us Contact Us I'm also a Windows Phone user and there are more pluses than minuses to me.
Why is it such a big deal now? http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/cannot-play-dvds-in-windows-7 I tried to carry out a Repair Install as above but because of the inability to read DVDs correctly I could not. How To Play A Dvd On Windows 10 With HTG's help, I've figured out how to get my programs menu back on the taskbar in the classic environment, which includes the PC settings application. Windows 10 Won't Play Dvd Back to top #5 jt139 jt139 Newbie Members 8 posts Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:28 PM You need to use the Blu-ray video setting instead.
Back to top #9 jt139 jt139 Newbie Members 8 posts Posted 09 May 2012 - 04:31 PM It is better to stay with Toast 11.0.4 for now. have a peek at these guys And by the way no OS is perfect and no company is honest. But I've heard a little about the changes to DVD playback in Windows 8, so I'll pass along a few things. Back to top #8 tsantee tsantee Digital Guru Members 14,131 posts Gender:Male Location:Eugene, Oregon Posted 08 May 2012 - 05:03 PM I did purchased and installed and just updated to 11.0.6. How To Watch A Dvd On Windows 10
You listed your specs but did not list your DVD burner. Whenever I put in a movie to play, it gives me the message Cannot Play DVD. The program is designed to make browsing media on your computer easy, but also supports DVDs out of the box. http://ecoflashapps.com/windows-10/how-to-play-dvds-on-windows-10.html I also have their Blu-ray ripping software and have been creating HD MKV files from my collection of Blu-ray and DVD movies and putting them on my NAS media server that
I'll never go back (even if I could, which I can't because I am using Win8 Enterprise which probably won't ever support MC anyway). Dvd Won't Play On Laptop November 2, 2012 Citrus Rain @Isma'il I think it all depends on the device. starter, home basic, home premimum,ect,ect, ?
November 5, 2012 Eric L @Doh - you're just as smart as a dull toothpick. Can you recommend any other work around? marks100 - Thanks I know we have been drilling down the Media Player DVD Player configurations route but I did mention in my first post that I could not install a Play Dvd On Laptop I cannot play DVDs in WMC or VLC Media Player at all and in WMP they play the initial FBI screens and the start of the 20 Century Fox Intro but
Microsoft opted not to include DVD support because so many new computers – especially tablets and ultrabooks – aren’t coming with DVD drives. November 2, 2012 MdKnightR Just another reason to not upgrade to Windows 8. But now I have it on a touch screen netbook. (much better) November 2, 2012 MATTHEW WISE GOT WIN8 PRO and it works. http://ecoflashapps.com/windows-10/windows-system-image-manager-cannot-obtain-read-write-access-windows-10.html Cheers from Eugene, Oregon!
Very, very frustrating. Instead giving Microsoft the money, give them the bird by switching to Linux. Windows Media Center is not available for Enterprise versions of Windows 8. You can chat with Justin on Twitter, right now.
November 2, 2012 Chemical Loving Windows 8 Pro on my desktop! Doing a search for the driver from Device Manager says that I have the latest driver from Microsoft. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm. By your logic, when you buy a PC it should come preinstalled with every imaginable program for every imaginable task?
If this does not work then try Tech-No says. @bbhat: Welcome to this forum, please use correct English, for not everyone can find it easy to understand what you are saying. Back to top #13 tsantee tsantee Digital Guru Members 14,131 posts Gender:Male Location:Eugene, Oregon Posted 24 May 2012 - 08:24 AM Thanks for the advice. What a difference! » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. Had I known Windows 8 did not come with a DVD player, I certainly wouldn't have made the purchase.
You try opening Windows Media Player. It tells me VLC is now the default program.....however, some time later and after a reboot it is no longer the default player. Reply Josemon Maliakal May 5, 2013 at 5:52 am Yea...I too suggest linux tools Reply dragonmouth May 4, 2013 at 9:31 pm You forgot to mention a third option. I still burn and play Dvd's, especially for my 5 year old grandson.
After firmware upgrade all the discs from trash bin played beautifully. Myself I'm not giving up on my desktop computer that out performs most laptops, and tablets. You’ll need to pay for software, such as WinDVD Pro. With XBMC, it just works.
After installing the OS in VM and taking it for a test drive I was ready to make it my primary OS. So if anyone could ever come up with something like that in the Linux world then I probably wouldn't even be using Windows. (And don't be so quick to point out