DVD decoder for my pc

  tristar 14:27 28 Oct 06

I went to play a dvd movie disc I'd recorded some time ago, and a notice came up saying (I'm using windows media player 10 by the way)
'Cannot play dvd no suitable dvd decoder installed.'

Is there a version of Media player available that would let me play my dvd?
Or is there a (Free?) dvd decoder download that someone would recommend?

I'm interested because my son can play this disc with his new Toshiba lap top, and the quality is quite impressive.


  oldbeefer2 14:33 28 Oct 06

What operating system are you using?

  tristar 14:39 28 Oct 06

Sorry, forgot to say, I'm using XP (Home) on a 3 year old Mesh computer

  pac73 14:44 28 Oct 06

Try video lan,it worked for me.Go to File Hippo.com,and scroll down to i think its in the audio and video section.Let me know if this works.

  tristar 14:45 28 Oct 06

Thanks, I'll have a look at it.

  pac73 14:47 28 Oct 06

Its called vlc media player 0.8 6.

  tristar 15:00 28 Oct 06

Thank you, pac73, have just installed the player, and it's great for my purposes!

Much obliged.


  pac73 15:06 28 Oct 06

No probs.

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