Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I installed the codecs from the link you provided and the problem is solved. The problem that error is talking about is that there is software designed to make sure the DVD you try to play is not an illegal copy and something possibly the It's maybe 6 or 7 years old. have a peek here
No, create an account now. I don't really know how Nero 8 could have made DVD video playback not work but if it happened right after it's a possibility. Hmm, when i click to do that, I get a message saying "no driver files have been backed up for this device" and I get told to try troubleshooting again (which Also is the error message with Windows Media Player always about copy protection or does it change depending on things like if Nero is installed? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-pictures/windows-media-player-cannot-play-dvd-video-you/3d6f9df6-80c9-4415-b947-83a10ce28a72
Right click on "My Computer" and click manage. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/822009 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Check that the DVD region on the computer is set correctly.
I recently installed a trial version of Nero 8 on my Windows XP computer. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DE1491AC-0AB6-4990-943D-627E6ADE9FCB&displaylang=en If there are no codecs available on your system install a DVD codec on your system such as PowerDVD, Nero, or Roxio. By default Windows XP, Vista Home Basic, Vista Enterprise, and Vista Business edition DO NOT include a DVD/mpeg2 codec, and will need to have one installed to play DVDs. Windows Media Player Decoder Installed XLC media player, can now run DVD videos under XLC but cannot run DVD videos under Windows Media Player.
Stay logged in Sign up now! Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd You Might Need To Adjust Also I'm fairly sure installing an updated video driver like the message says will not help as if you could play DVDs before then there is most likely nothing wrong with We are getting this error. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/18958719 lordsmurf, Apr 27, 2009 #5 Bichey Joined: Feb 11, 2009 Messages: 546 You are welcome, HowdeeDoodee Bichey, Apr 28, 2009 #6 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is
You might need to adjust your Windows display settings. Mpeg-2 Decoder Initially it was just a message suggesting that I change my screen resolution, etc. Thank you xxx Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top parker6 Posts: 26 This post has been reported. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!
ElShaddai, Dec 16, 2015, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 7 Views: 305 metallica5456 Dec 16, 2015 cannot stream from one popular site DavidDes, Nov 21, 2015, in forum: Multimedia Replies: 7 Views: During Nero Installation, I did tick a box that I think was asking if I would be playing dvds from Europe or America, and I ticked Europe, when i think these Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Video. You Might Need To Adjust Your Windows Display Settings Now all teh dvds I have paid for will not play, for no reason. Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Digital Copy Protection You might need to adjust your Windows display settings.
Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. http://devstude.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-codec-error-wmv.php Now that I think about it the same thing happened to me. You may have to lower the resolution of one of the displays in order for this to work. Thank you! Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Because A Compatible Dvd Decoder Is Not Installed
My next guess would to reinstall the MPEG-2 Decoder you have installed if possible as it sounds like Nero has it's own MPEG-2 Decoder that messed that install up. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. Now, the bought dvd box sets I have will not play on my computer. Check This Out Check that it's set to the right region for the DVDs you are playing.
Keep in mind that several DVD codecs are not free. Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Analog Copy Protection If possible, try rolling back your driver instead. Try VLC instead of WMP!
Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Best Tech Reviews Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Latest Deals Unfortunately my trial version will only last for a week or so. . . After that, you can re-activate the second monitor. Dvd Decoder For Windows Media Player Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?
Yeah, i reckon your problem is with the codecs, try downloading K-Lite Pro codec package which i use on my vista, media player 11 and everything works fine. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. this contact form Edit: Post about region code deleted.
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. If so it's possible you have an MPEG-2 Decoder but the Nero 8 install accidentally messed up the decoder settings. Advertisement HowdeeDoodee Thread Starter Joined: Aug 26, 2004 Messages: 614 Can play mp3 audio with Windows Media Player. Receive this error message with Windows Media Player when trying to play DVD.: Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video.
I will try your suggestion. Open display settings in Control Panel, and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality settings" They have always worked fine before, so I do not believe the problem is RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - Problems with Windows Media Player (22 posts) Your help is greatly appreciated.
Why exactly does this hinder Windows from enabling content protection in the first place? Search: Defcon-5 Related Pages Knowledge Base Articles How to Articles Knowledge Base Feed Page Options Print Rating: 4/5 2 Votes Twitter: Follow me on Twitter! Lonnie says: 5 years ago I have a compaq laptop. So you can not go ahead.
Ugh. It could be possible that one video monitor supports interlaced 1080i resolution whereas the other one does not. Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
Edit: I just tried some DVDs and they all play. Color quality is re-set at 16 bit from 32 bit. Of course, this is not ideal, but you may only have to do it while playing your DVD.