Inability of DVD Recorder to Read DVD

  griffon56 15:53 14 May 2008
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Hi All,

My nephew has an Acer Aspire 310 running WinXp, fitted with a generic DVD RW/ROM. He tried to play a Driving Instructional DVD and it wouldn't play. I advised him to download WMP 11 to see if that would cure the problem but nothing has changed, the DVD still won't play. Any ideas?

  Grey Goo 16:21 14 May 2008

You may need to instruct the drive to use certain software. If you right click the drive icon then pick properties/autoplay, you should see all the categories and options for each one. If that fails you could try this:

click here

  eedcam 18:30 14 May 2008

If vthat dont work download freebie VLC player
click here if that wont play it be surprised . Just click on File>open disc then the dialogue box that opens should show th drive. Just click ok ignore the boxes above that

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