DVD Decoder

  Spr 17:22 28 Mar 2009
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I tried to play a DVD that came with a Photoshop magazine unfortunately trying to play it I receive the following
“Window Media Player cannot play the DVD because the DVD decoder is not installed on your Computer”

How or where can I download the Decoder?

Thank you

  Sea Urchin 17:28 28 Mar 2009

Think this should do the trick

click here

  MAJ 17:44 28 Mar 2009

I think that utility only tells you if you have the decoder installed or not, it doesn't actually contain a decoder. Spr needs a program like PowerDVD which does contain a decoder. It's been a while since I needed a decoder but I think VLC media player contains one. click here

  eedcam 18:05 28 Mar 2009

As Said get VLC its free and better

  Sea Urchin 18:51 28 Mar 2009

Silly me - of course you're right, and apologies to Spr for misleading info

  rdave13 18:58 28 Mar 2009

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