My dvd won't play

  woowoowoo 18:49 07 Oct 2005
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Can anyone tell me why my DVD won't play on my PC? I get a message from media player saying I don't have a compatible DVD decoder installed?
Can I get one?
Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:01 07 Oct 2005

CODECS
Sherlock click here
CODEC FINDER 5.1 click here

  woowoowoo 19:06 07 Oct 2005

Thanks for the links - is this something I have to pay for? Not that I am tight you understand, its just that I assumed that i could just pop in a DVD and off it would go.

  woodchip 19:19 07 Oct 2005

Do you have Power DVD that should play DVD

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:19 07 Oct 2005

No the codecs should be free. Just be carefl when you find the required codec which site you get it from. some may charge.

  woowoowoo 19:24 07 Oct 2005

Cheers guys - I'll go and have a look. I have a new PC with two players so I assumed all I would have to do is stick the DVD in and off it would go - silly me - duh. Blinking computers.

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