Ignoramus---please help

  geordielad307 22:33 03 Jul 2003
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Running Windows 98.

Hoping to play DVD's on my computer, I have installed DivX player version 2.1 When I load the DVD the green light comes on, and then goes out after about 5 secs. When I click the "Play" button on the player I get a message saying that there is no disc in D drive. Please, what am I doing wrong? Thanks.

ps. Could you please tell me what a "skin! is too. ?

  jakedawe 22:41 03 Jul 2003

Have you got a DVD Player? Anyway I'm not sure that DivX will operate as a 'real' software DVD player.

  graham√ 22:43 03 Jul 2003

'Please ensure that your thread title accurately describes your subject'

  jakedawe 22:45 03 Jul 2003

If you don't have a 'proper software player installed you can get a free one here. click here

  leo49 22:52 03 Jul 2003

DiviX is actually a codec used for encoding and playing .avi files - as above you need proper DVD software to play DVDs.

A 'skin' is the GUI of a media player,ie the shape,colour,layout of buttons,etc - what it looks like on your screen.

Regards

  Eastender 22:52 03 Jul 2003

and a skin is just the way it looks.(different wrappings)

  VoG II 22:53 03 Jul 2003

What is a skin? click here

  Eastender 22:54 03 Jul 2003

Beat me to it leo49 and you have a much better way with words. :o)

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