Solved: Cannot play DVD videos under Windows Media Player Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by HowdeeDoodee, Apr 26, 2009. More questions Windows Media Player cannot play the DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer.? You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. Your cache administrator is webmaster. weblink
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 Profile 2 does the same default install as the Profile 1 but doesn't install the player (which you can also do by unticking the box next to Media Player Classic). Join our site today to ask your question. A quick search on Google provided the answer which I will show in the post below. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-pictures/windows-media-player-cannot-play-dvd-video-you/3d6f9df6-80c9-4415-b947-83a10ce28a72
Sponsor: Unable to play DVD video in Windows Media Player Problem Description: You are unable to play DVDs with Windows Media Player. Now, the bought dvd box sets I have will not play on my computer. I don't really know how Nero 8 could have made DVD video playback not work but if it happened right after it's a possibility.
I was fine to play them all before I downloaded Nero. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DE1491AC-0AB6-4990-943D-627E6ADE9FCB&displaylang=en If there are no codecs available on your system install a DVD codec on your system such as PowerDVD, Nero, or Roxio. HELP! Windows Media Player Digital Copy Protection Error Thank you!
I also tried it on WMP 9 which is what it rolled back to and it also gave that error message. [emailprotected] 16:19 18 Jul 07 fyi a couple of Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Digital Copy Protection Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. You might need to adjust your Windows display settings. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/problems-with-windows-media-player So you have two alternatives: 1.
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 Windows 7 Dvd Decoder This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top parker6 Posts: 26 This post has been reported. It could at least say something like "I can't play DVDs" instead of this lame excuse.
I think the "no driver files" message is an error saying there isn't a driver to roll back to. check over here Still getting error message shown above. Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Video. You Might Need To Adjust Your Windows Display Settings All Rights Reserved Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Multimedia > Computer problem? Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Because A Compatible Dvd Decoder Is Not Installed Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutes Photo should be smaller than 5mb Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutesPhoto should be smaller than 5mb Related Questions Windows Media Player cannot
I even went and clicked on my video driver, having finally located it under Control Panel -> System -> Device Manager, and clicked on update - only to be told I have a peek at these guys Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. Your help is greatly appreciated. You can check this on the MS Hardware Compatibility List. Problem With Digital Copy Protection Between Your Dvd Drive Decoder And Video Card
Not as pretty but so much more functional. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top taybay Posts: 521 This post has been reported. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! check over here Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
Home | Contact | Search: Playing DVDs with Windows Media Player 11 Posted Jul. 25, 2008 in Applications and Windows I have Windows Media Player 11 installed on my Windows Vista Windows Media Player Decoder I installed the codecs from the link you provided and the problem is solved. open the display settings on control panel and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality setting.
Now all teh dvds I have paid for will not play, for no reason. ElShaddai, Dec 16, 2015, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 7 Views: 307 metallica5456 Dec 16, 2015 cannot stream from one popular site DavidDes, Nov 21, 2015, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 7 Views: Is there anywhere anyone knows of that I can download a compatible one for free, or do I have to pay?! Digital Copy Protection Error Windows 7 In this case, you simply needed an MPEG-2 decoder, not all the other crap.
Double CD/DVD drives or similar text. Hmm, when i click to do that, I get a message saying "no driver files have been backed up for this device" and I get told to try troubleshooting again (which Loading... this content ONLY install what you really need.
Right click on "My Computer" and click manage. How fast is your internet? So I guess my problem went away or none of the disc's I have are affected. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.
You have to ask what sort of media player WMP is when it can't play DVDs (and many other useful codecs like MP3 and xvid/DivX). Adapter Type: NVDIA GeForce 7050/NVIDIA nforce 510i Bios Information: Version 5.73.32.09.16 Screen refresh rate. 60 Hz Ran NVIDIA Stability Test: Ran but did not give results. I already had the "Vista Codec Pack" installed for playing DivX/xvid but I guess it didn't have the necessary stuff to be able to play DVDs. Also is the error message with Windows Media Player always about copy protection or does it change depending on things like if Nero is installed?
Ugh. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. However, Taybay, that player was free and works perfectly so thank you so much for the link! Advertisement: Resolution/Fix: Use the following tool provided by Microsoft to see if you have any mpeg2 codecs installed on your system.
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. Any help I would massively appreciate! Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I downloaded it and ran the installer.
xjessie007 · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Download This and install fully.. Double click your DVD drive. Open display settings in Conrol Panel, and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality settings.