help! wmp driver problem

  joey2905 17:20 21 Oct 2008

hi there,
just a small problem this time, media player says i dont have the right decoder to play a dvd.
where is it possible to get one of these?
i am completely stuck!

thanks for any help

  skidzy 17:38 21 Oct 2008

Download and install the K-Lite codec pack,probably all the codecs you will ever need click here

  skidzy 17:39 21 Oct 2008

Alternatively download and install VLC,this will play almost anything click here

  joey2905 20:35 21 Oct 2008

is there an official microsoft one?

  skidzy 20:47 21 Oct 2008

your title says a driver but your post refers to a codec missing.

What version of WMP are you using ? if not wmp 11 update to click here if already 11,try an install over the top.

The codec pack would normally sort this issue as it replaces missing or corrupt codecs.

Do you know what codec is missing if indeed missing or corrupt ?

Can you enlighten us to your exact problem.

What is the file extension of the problem file ?

  MAT ALAN 20:47 21 Oct 2008

Skidzy's suggestion is the only choice you need, the K-Lite pack is tried and tested and once loaded will play beermats...

  joey2905 21:03 21 Oct 2008

i have media 10
it says that i dont have a dvd decoder installed to play a dvd

  MCE2K5 21:06 21 Oct 2008

It must be XP, Cause Vista's is built in.

DVD Decoder (MPEG-2 Decoder) Plug-ins click here

  Stuartli 23:00 21 Oct 2008

Have you Enabled DVD (plus all File Types) from Tools>Options>File Types tab.

As already pointed out, K-Lite's Audio and Codecs Pack (Full) will provide all you require.

Latest version now out at:

click here

Ensure you select the correct speakers configuration in the menu of the various codecs.

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