How do I get a DVD Decoder

  ponytail 20:51 27 Jul 2012
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My wife has purchased some fitness equipment which came with a DVD I tried to play it using my external DVD Writer /Player connected to her laptop but got the following message.Windows Media Player Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer. When I play it on my desktop using my internal DVD player it is ok but not when I try to play it on my wifes laptop. Can someone explain

  Nontek 21:38 27 Jul 2012

Download and install the Latest Codecs for the laptop, dependent on her OS XP/Win7 etc.

Just Google - Latest Codecs Win XP, or whatever OS is on the laptop.

  robin_x 21:39 27 Jul 2012

You could try extra codecs

Or use VLC instead of WMP.

  ponytail 09:11 28 Jul 2012

Hi nontek did what you suggested and went to this site. http://www.xpcodecpack.com/download and downloaded what I wanted and now my wife can watch the DVD. Thank's

  Nontek 13:06 28 Jul 2012

Great, thanks for your feedback.

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