What is plaguing me ?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Ramanuman, Aug 10, 2003.

  1. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    Hi,
    Can anybody help with this ?

    My DVD player, MSI, stopped working. It seems it can't read the DVD drive properly anymore.
    Usually, I'd put a DVD in, start the software, and it would start playing automatically.

    Now, starting the software while a dvd is in the drive makes it stop responding completely. It freezes before I can do anything.
    And if I start the software, insert a disk, and then go see it through the browser, it sees all the files on it but can't play them either.

    All I could think of was turning the autoplay back on. But to no avail.

    Anybody has a suggestion ?
    (I just rented Punch Drunk Love and I won't be anle to see it. :( )
     
  2. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    dirty read lens maybe, or dying drive
     
  3. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    Dirty lens, I don't know. But the drive is fairly new.
     
  4. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Myabe you need to reintall the DVD program.
     
  5. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    Already did. The program and drivers. :(
     
  6. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Hmmm, Interesting. What DVD program is it?
     
  7. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    It's "MSI DVD", and came with my "Ge Force Ti200 pro" video card.
     
  8. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    Know a good, free DVD player I could try instead ?
     
  9. Ramanuman

    Ramanuman Guest

    Thanks for the suggestions.
    I downloaded and installed a trial of DirectDVD, and it worked fine. So I figured the MSIDVD software was the culprit. I re-installed it again, and now it works.
    Go figure.

    Thanks again.