Windows Media Player won't play DVD's

  countryboy 16:14 12 Jan 2006

I have just done a clean reinstall of windows XP and Media Player will not play DVD's,".vob file"
I just get the message "Windows Media Player cannot play the DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer." What is missing?

  PaulB2005 16:15 12 Jan 2006

DVD Playing software such as PowerDVD. WMP doesn't have the requied Codecs.

  pj123 16:26 12 Jan 2006

Or even JetAudio free download from

click here scroll down right to the bottom and select Jetaudio 6 Basic download.

  Thalmus 16:34 12 Jan 2006

you can download the dvd codec for media player if you click here (Windows Media Player DVD Video Decoder Utility)

pr download and install the k-lite codec pack click here

  Stuartli 16:35 12 Jan 2006

Also ensure that DVD is checked in the File Types and consider downloading the standard K-lite Codecs pack free from:

click here

which serves the vast majority of requirements.

Don't go to the K-lite website as it now seems to charge...:-(

  countryboy 18:51 12 Jan 2006

Thanks a lot, problem resolved

  Mikeonfreeserve 07:18 01 Apr 2006

This worked for me

click here

  Sapins 10:45 01 Apr 2006


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