Need a DVD player for the PC

  TommyRed 11:05 22 Aug 03

Lost my DVD player after having to re-format, anyone know of a decent free one? TR

  The Sack 12:01 22 Aug 03

There are no decent free ones as the MPEG2 codec required to play DVDs is not free.

  TommyRed 18:57 22 Aug 03


  siouxah1 19:05 22 Aug 03

Have you made a search of your driver CD which would have been with your graphics card?

All mine have had a player on it.

Regards Brian j

  TommyRed 19:55 22 Aug 03

No, unfortunately I didn't get any discs with this PC and as it was re-formatted after a major problem I didn't have time to save it. Oh well the lad watches his DVD's on his PS2, we've got one under the TV so I don't really need another one if I've got to pay for it. Thanks. TR

  TommyRed 20:07 22 Aug 03

Siouxah1, I did a backup of the drivers so it might be there. Can you give us an idea what it may be called and where it might be stored. Thanks. TR

  mistagf 20:17 22 Aug 03


If you really need a "freebie".....

No , seriously!

I have a redundant copy of PowerDVD 3.0 which was bundled with an LG DVD Rom drive I bought about 2 years ago , and have never used.

You're welcome to it should you want it!

Not XP compatible though!

  LAMINA 21:45 22 Aug 03

Perhaps this may be of interest click here
as it's free!!

  TommyRed 22:24 22 Aug 03

LAMINA, thank's for that. I've took mistagf up on his/her offer of the CD-ROM by e-mailing directly to him/her. I've added your link to my favorites in case everything goes pear shaped. TR

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