dvd decoder

  [DELETED] 03:27 17 Sep 2003

i recently had to install a new hard drive and reinstall windows home xp ... , well since ive tried playing dvd's i get a pop-up saying "Windows Media Player connot play this DVD because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer .... i clicked on the pop-up link to details .. and this came..

A compatible DVD decoder is not installed on your computer
A troubleshooter is available to help you solve this problem.

Error ID = 0xC00D116D, Remedy ID = 0x00000000

any help would be appreciated !

cheers , geo

  [DELETED] 03:37 17 Sep 2003

its a HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4120B DVD/CD-R COMBO if thats any help

  [DELETED] 09:19 17 Sep 2003

You need a software decoder such as Win DVD or Power DVD to playback the DVD's. Win Media Player does not natively playback DVD's on it's own.

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