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Samdy Gray
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« Reply #30 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 10:52:46 »

Media Player 11 should play DVDs by default.
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Arriba

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« Reply #31 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 11:18:40 »

Media Player 11 should play DVDs by default.

still needs a decoder.
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« Reply #32 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 11:24:27 »

is it free,and will it work with windows media player?
VLC is free and is a media player itself. It's a little barebones but I've always found it will play just about anything you throw at it when other players give up the ghost
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Peter Venkman
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« Reply #33 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 11:45:38 »

still needs a decoder.

See my post above.
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« Reply #34 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 11:52:57 »

See my post above.

thanks jj.for some reason when i went to new posts it skipped past yours and went to samdy's.
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« Reply #35 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 12:06:07 »

thanks jj.for some reason when i went to new posts it skipped past yours and went to samdy's.

No worries Arriba, I use that codec and it plays everything I have put into it so far.
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« Reply #36 on: Friday, January 7, 2011, 12:32:37 »

downloaded vlc.works well.thanks stfcballmouth and pauld.

jj, i didn't go with your reccomendation as it wanted to add stuff to the toolbar etc.means i have to fuck about with it so ditched it for that reason.cheers anyway..
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