DVD decoder for my pc

  tristar 14:27 28 Oct 2006
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I went to play a dvd movie disc I'd recorded some time ago, and a notice came up saying (I'm using windows media player 10 by the way)
'Cannot play dvd no suitable dvd decoder installed.'

Is there a version of Media player available that would let me play my dvd?
Or is there a (Free?) dvd decoder download that someone would recommend?

I'm interested because my son can play this disc with his new Toshiba lap top, and the quality is quite impressive.

tristar

  oldbeefer2 14:33 28 Oct 2006

What operating system are you using?

  tristar 14:39 28 Oct 2006

Sorry, forgot to say, I'm using XP (Home) on a 3 year old Mesh computer

  pac73 14:44 28 Oct 2006

Try video lan,it worked for me.Go to File Hippo.com,and scroll down to i think its in the audio and video section.Let me know if this works.

  tristar 14:45 28 Oct 2006

Thanks, I'll have a look at it.

  pac73 14:47 28 Oct 2006

Its called vlc media player 0.8 6.

  tristar 15:00 28 Oct 2006

Thank you, pac73, have just installed the player, and it's great for my purposes!

Much obliged.

tristar

  pac73 15:06 28 Oct 2006

No probs.

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