DVD Playback problem

  steve66 16:30 31 Aug 2003
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My computer will not play DVD video.Windows media player 9 gives the message a "problem occured with digital copyright protection"and
Media Bar player gives the message"key exchange for DVD copy protection failed".
I've tried to restore the licenses and checked the box to automatically get licenses but it did not work.My system is a Sony Vaio PCV-RX201
running XP Home.Can someone please help?

  Joe McG 16:35 31 Aug 2003

go into Options in media player, and untick all boxes, and apply.

This should sort out all your problems.

  Joe McG 16:36 31 Aug 2003

PS. That should read "Options-Privacy"

  steve66 17:04 31 Aug 2003

Thanks for the advice Joe McG.
Tried it but it did not work

  smiddy 21:08 31 Aug 2003

win media player aint that clever at playing dvd vid, as i have found, try another dvd player,some good ones free to download. Remeber to uncheck the file assosiations in winmp if you do.

  steve66 18:40 03 Sep 2003

Problem solved. There was no Mpeg2 codec installed. Downloaded one and everything is OK.
Thanks for the help.

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