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Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video. You might need to adjust your Windows display settings. Open display settings in Control Panel, and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality settings"

I keep getting this message when i want to play my dvd's, it worked a few weeks back and now it wont, i have 2 different codecs isntalled and have tried both individually with the same results...

AVI codec, and klight or somthign like that, they both work because my game rig will play the dvds fine, any reason why im getting this error?

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post #2 of 12
So this is NOT your sig rig.. right?

Try downloading CCCP. (Combined Community Codec Pack) Plays pretty much anythign ever made.
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could always use vlc
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Still get the same messeage... im so damn frusterated
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I install one codec on any computer that I own ffdshow http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffdshow Codec packs are terrible espicially if you plan to do and type of video editing. I learn this the hard way
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could always use vlc
I SECOND VLCPLAYER
post #7 of 12
VLC is good you could also use media player classic, The KMPlayer, Kantaris Media Player or SMPlayer are just some other options if you cant get WMP to play your DVD's
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get the k-lite codec pack full. it will install and fix broken codecs
    
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VLC wouldnt open anything, its really weird
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what does vlc tell you
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