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Thank you! Mar 5, 2011 #3 djackson84 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 87 Can anyone else help with this? I deleted Nero but it hasn't helped; Windows Media, DivX, all the players I have now tell me "Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video. Saturday, November 24, 2012 5:47 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Other players like free SMPlayer work fine also, it is just the stupid WMP and Media center. Source

I have no idea what is wrong with it. Initially it was just a message suggesting that I change my screen resolution, etc. If your DVD is scratched or dirty, the DVD drive may not be able to read it correctly, and you might receive this error. Check that the DVD region on the computer is set correctly. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-pictures/digital-copy-protection-error-while-playing-dvds/6e82e013-b2ea-48ee-a7e3-54f38415fb47

Windows Media Player Cannot Play This Dvd Because A Compatible Dvd Decoder Is Not Installed

Perhaps the bundled MPEG-2 decoder only decodes non-encrypted DVD's. Ok, I have messed around with the american/europe settings and still nothing. I tried every known remedy: Updated drivers for VGA, Sound and Monitor; tested several Codec packs; tweaked a bunch of stuff etc. HELP!

no need to download it from third party download sites. Please help! Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Video. You Might Need To Adjust Your Windows Display My OS is XP Pro, and I'm trying Thread Tools Search this Thread 12-26-2009, 10:24 AM #1 jhgreene Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 64 OS: XP

Hardware decoders and their drivers are available from third-party manufacturers. Windows Media Player Cannot Play This Dvd Because There Is A Problem With Digital Copy Protection Also make sure that you check after installing the new and updated drivers that whether the problem has gone or not .. Mar 12, 2011 #8 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 yea, should be OK to uninstall the other codec pack first btw.. look at this site I'll search on your problem some more and I'll post back if I think of any ideas.

At the end I had messed around so much that I decided to do a clean install on Windows 7 (we are talking 2 days in at this point). Digital Copy Protection Error Windows 7 http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top HASH Posts: 207 This post has been reported. Your DVD decoder and Windows Media Player have copy protection software that decodes the information on the DVD just before displaying it. Friday, December 10, 2010 3:50 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote (...) issue remains unresolved - can you please help? (...) Hi.

Windows Media Player Cannot Play This Dvd Because There Is A Problem With Digital Copy Protection

Edited by Romanticapped Wednesday, March 12, 2014 5:29 AM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 5:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problem and downloaded the Yet I still get that message!! Windows Media Player Cannot Play This Dvd Because A Compatible Dvd Decoder Is Not Installed Here is the link for the download: http://www.free-codecs.com/dow.....c_Pack.htm hopefully that will work, or agreeing with taybay try vlc which supports many file associations and i use it at school to even Windows Media Player Cannot Play Dvd Adjust Display Settings Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported.

The time now is 12:47 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of http://jactionscripters.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-dvd-copy-protection-error.php If possible, try rolling back your driver instead. This encoded data cannot be played on your computer in its normal format, so it has to be DECODED on your computer before it plays. So you can not go ahead. Windows 7 Dvd Decoder

How to play all the video types in Windows media player? HASH, thanks very much for the link, but unfortunately it made no difference to the status of my Windows Media Player. Where do I get the necessary codec? have a peek here Click device manager on the left.

X Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. Windows Media Player Decoder Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top taybay Posts: 521 This post has been reported. For more information about DVD decoders for Windows XP, see Plug-ins for Windows Media Player.

The problem that error is talking about is that there is software designed to make sure the DVD you try to play is not an illegal copy and something possibly the

Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. ok, last post I promise - apparently I am suddenly lacking an 'MPEG-2 decoder'. I was fine to play them all before I downloaded Nero. Dvd Copy Protect Fail I thought it was a decoder issue too, after recent developments, but now the message that comes up when I try to play the discs has changed to "Windows Media Player

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It means the content is copyright protected, because DVD manufacturers have adopted new anti-piracy codes. Now all teh dvds I have paid for will not play, for no reason. get it directly from the official site instead. If your DVD is scratched or dirty, the DVD drive may not be able to read it correctly, and you might receive this error.

Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Daily Email Newsletter Featured PostsHow to Check if Your VPN Connection is Actually EncryptedThe Best Free Apps for a New iPhoneView There are no region settings anywhere for me to change either since it is a true region free player. Should I try uninstall and reinstall WMP or do you have any other ideas ? You'll see them both listed, one on the first page and the other on the second page.

From the error message that is more likely then the region code. but none of this solved the problem. Is there anywhere anyone knows of that I can download a compatible one for free, or do I have to pay?! I've been having the same problem as nan0flower of WMP error not playing DVDs in the Pioneer DVD-A06s drive and that drive had "region free" firmware.

I found the DRM folder in the ProgramData\Windows directory. Which most likely downloaded some files but ran within the site rather in WMP. Should I allow this? That told me to run the DVD troubleshooter in the Help and Support Center.

Windows Media Player, by default, cannot play Blu-ray discs like it can DVDs, so you have to install the correct codecs to get them to play in Windows Media Player. That did nothing. Moved by Pooja.Katiyar Friday, November 20, 2009 3:25 PM Media Center related issue... (From:Windows 7 Application Compatibility) Thursday, November 05, 2009 10:09 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to I think the "no driver files" message is an error saying there isn't a driver to roll back to.

click here alfredgerald 11:18 16 Dec 06 No error code appears on the screen. Are these copies or originals? Is there a link you can provide that provides a specific answer to this issues? I know there are no driver errors which Microsoft claims in the error message as they are all the newest available direct from the manufacturers, and rollbacks make no difference either.