dvd drive

  denis93 20:11 18 Feb 2010

Ok i have a dell dimension desktop computer,
and the cd-dvd drive only plays cds,i put in an extra cd-dvd drive and get the same result,i canot play dvds ,please help me

  MAJ 20:17 18 Feb 2010

Do you mean that you can't watch DVD movies? If so, it's because you need a DVD decoder Windows doesn't come with one as standard. Install VLC Player and it should then play your movies. click here

  canarieslover 20:20 18 Feb 2010

If you are trying to play them in Windows Media Player you will probably need to download and install the K-Lite Codec Pack. ttp://click here Thi will enable WMP to interpret the dvd files.

  denis93 21:34 18 Feb 2010

i have vlc player and the k-lite codec pack

  MAJ 21:59 18 Feb 2010


  denis93 22:12 18 Feb 2010

i done both before i posted this question

  MAJ 22:21 18 Feb 2010

Ah, I understand, denis93. What happens when you put a DVD in the drive, does the drive spin up? Does a data DVD work in the drive? Did the drive ever play DVDs?

  denis93 22:23 18 Feb 2010

yes it spins,but it wont reconize the dvds,even shop bought ones

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