playing dvd's?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by bluzeboy, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. bluzeboy

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    I want to start playing DVD’S on my pc ,I use wmp for music ,I have never played DVD’S on my pc before.can someone tell me everything I will need to play them?
    I know obviously I need a DVD player ,but will I need additional codecs too?
     
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    The codecs are usually included when you get some DVD software, infact they usually include the codecs necessary to play DVDs in frontend application such as windows media player and Zoom Player.

    The only additional software you might need is something like DVD Region Free etc.
     
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    Nice link NetRyder. :)
     
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    Yeah, it's a nifty little app. Works on almost any OS too. :)
     
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    thanks guys
     
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    One warning. The OEM DVD players usually do not have any software with them. The retail version will usually include player (and also if applicable burner) software. No big deal considering how much freeware is available on the web.

    Your first comment on seeing a DVD playing on your high resolution monitor will be "WOW". :) Enjoy.