Pavilion 15 laptop: DVD does not play correctly
Last year, I bought a HP Pavilion 15 laptop but not the has not used to play DVD until last night. When I inserted the DVD, the computer gave me a bunch of files, I assumed they were the video clips. When play you a DVD on a TV screen, you see the main menu, and other options such as subtitles or film scenes that you can select to start. But I could not see these selections on my computer screen. However, at some point, they have shown. When they showed up, I was not able to click on them. Basically, I could only click Arrow Start to start the movie in its entirety, if I stopped and wanted to select certain scene in the middle of the movie, I was out of luck and unable to do so. At least three times, the DVD stopped playing and says was a mistake, then I had to restart the whole thing again.
Frustrated, I took my old laptop Dell Windows XP and played the DVD disc it. My old machine actually has everything I wanted to, it has a control panel with all the buttons to play, Pause, Stop, Rewind, forward and sound Volume, etc. He worked as a TV and listed all the options/movie scenes I could select on what I intended to choose.
I have a hard time believing that a one-year-old Windows 8.1 has fewer features than an old Dell XP. Is there a setting that I don't tip? Someone has an idea, which is not set correctly?
Thanks in advance!
Thank you for your query.
I understand that you are having difficulty playing your DVDs to the point 8.1 of Windows but it will play well in your XP machine.
Microsoft did not include as many files codec in Windows 8 as in previous versions. Here are a few links that I think can be useful:
Windows 8 Codec Pack (from windows8codecs.com)
Playback of DVD for Windows options (from windows.microsoft.com)
Won't play DVD in Windows Media Player (from eightforums.com)
Please let me know if this helped.
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I got a new laptop about a month ago. At first, I was able to watch a DVD titled "Australia" and it worked perfectly fine. Now, I have tried (unsuccessfully) to watch the other two films using the preinstalled CyberLink Power Media Player 12 (the same thing that I've used before) and it does not work. What happens is I put in a DVD in my laptop and at first when he travels the sponsors or creators such as BBC, it works fine. But then comes the time for the actual film to begin with, the first audio will play while the video itself is trying to go, and then sound stops and will wait for a good ten minutes in the wait for the video to catch up with the sound. In other words, a person walking at a normal speed from point A to point B in a normal period of 3 min now takes at least 7 min for audio (which runs faster) and the video to actually play. I tested to see if it was the drive in place, but I have songs on CD on my laptop, no problem. So I don't know what to do. Any suggestions? I am also still under warranty.
If there is a problem with the DVD material he would play no video at all so we can exclude. I'll tell you that it is a software problem so you only problems for real part of copyright subject to digital rights management. If you're ready to experiment a little, I might suggest that you try to download the VLC media player free, that will play DVDs and see if it's better.
Laptop of Lenovo Thinkvantage running Vista Home Basic. I upgraded to Windows 8, now my DVD does not play when I insert a Dvd.
LENOVO 3000 G530 444623U. The DVD player plays the tracks on a disc of music, but will not play a dvd-video... MANUFACTURER IS MICROSOFT
Whether you use Vista Basic, the chances are that your Lenovo may not Compatible Windows 8.
Have you checked to the Lenovo Web site for support of Windows 8 before installing it?
And see if you meet the system requirements.
"System requirements" Windows 8 ".
And you should ask your questions in the Windows 8 Forums, not the Vista Forums.
See you soon.
I have a brand new HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC, Intel (r) Core i7-2630QM CPU, 8 GB, Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, Service Pack 1 64-bit. Beats audio, Radeon graphics card
It does not play Netflix streaming - the screen is dark, even though the video seems to play, and there is no sound.
It does not play videos YouTube - video playback but the sound is off. It goes the same for Megavideo and other streaming services.
On the other hand, he plays the music very well on the native Windows Media Player. I have not tried video on my laptop.
I make me quite frustrated and don't know what to do. Does anyone have an idea if this is a problem of HP, beats, or Windows 7 (or a combination of all three)?
At this point, I am considering doing a restore of the entire system and starting from scratch. Any help is appreciated.
Eihalcon, welcome to the forum.
It seems that you have not installed Adobe Flash Player . At least, I suggest to start with that as a possible solution.
Please let us know if this solved your problem or not.
Upgrade Windows 7 recommended to uninstall Window Mobile Device Center 6.1 now does not play on the CD player
Try the microsoft 'fix - it' for your problem below
and read this information too
Computer will not play a dvd it has played previously. The dvd is in a bup format. I cleaned up some new downloads out of my computer and am thinkgin can I have deleted the program for my dvd media.
I think he must have other formats too, not only BUP. Please try the video player next, he'll play almost all video formats.
Hi all, I installed Windows 8.1 on my HP Pavilion g7 and now my DVD player does not work for some reason, ideas? I tried troubleshooting and it detects that there is a problem with the USB - IF USB Host Controller xHCI driverfor.
I would try each of the steps in resolution 2, 3, 4 and 5 on the link below.
One of them can work.
for some unknown reason, my discs do not play my dvd. an error message indicates that I have perhaps not permissions... all readers worked, (2 drives), they recognize the cd but not dvd's... help!
1. What is the exact error message that you receive?
2. what type of files does DVD contains?
3. do you try to play the same DVD on another computer and check what is happening out there?
4. What is the operating system installed on your computer?
I suggest to run the fix tool from the link provided below and check if it works:
Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media
Method 2: Download and install the latest codec on your computer.
To do this, please see the link below: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=06fcaab7-dcc9-466b-b0c4-04db144bb601
Reference: The problems with DVDs and movies in Windows Media Center
I use Windows 7, and online video plays correctly in the browser. The sound works fine, but no video, so so the conversation does not match the photo because it is being read.
Please help me.
Please could you describe if it's a Flash Player, Silverlight, or another program causing the problem?
If it is a problem of flash player please refer to this page from Adobe, which will guide you through the uninstall process: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-windows.html
Keep us informed.
I use Lightroom 6 and I have problems with video playback in my library.
If I try to play the video it really struggling play correctly. I use one of the new macbook pro 15 "and only lightroom has problems playing video. Pictures and imovie, finalcut pro have no video playback trouble what so ever.
Does anyone have an idea?
Over the years, many people have complained about problems with video playback and there seems not to be all solutions that have worked regularly (although I'd love to be corrected).
You could try clearing the cache on video and by increasing its size thanks to preferences > file management > video Cache settings. But who will probably not help (although that prove me wrong!).
Long ago, I gave up on the video display in LR on my full load 15 "Macbook Pro. I mainly use LR for the cataloguing of the video (and I have only a few hundred), I don't mean to change in LR, and I always watch the video in an external player.
While you can do by right-clicking on the thumbnail of the video and do display in the Finder, there are two plugins that do that is more convenient, open directly and my any file. Using standard Mac keyboard shortcuts, you can assign a shortcut (I use Ctrl + O) to the command open any file, which will open the selected file in the default application for the file type. (You wouldn't need to use other features in any file). I'm sure you can do the same thing in open directly, although I have not tried. If you have a VCR, directly open is free; No file is not free, but you pay what you want.
I'm still using cs4 (4.0.1.048) on my Win 7 Home Premium (last updated 2010-05-25).
I created a dvd with still cs4. in preview, everything works fine (all the buttons and video work).
Now, I want the DVD export.
1. I tried to export the DVD folder. -> My DVD software (DVD Toshiba drive) does not have the content of the DVD-folder created.
2. I tried to export as a DVD Image. -> My image-tool (Virtual Clone Drive 18.104.22.168) cannot open the image.
Other DVDs and images can be played normal.
I looked again the export parameters. On the disc-info, the size of the export is 5.13 GB.
After the export as DVD folder and DVD-image created size is a bit smaller.
The image of the DVD - has only 4.74 GB.
Maybe my problem is caused by this. The question is how can I solve this problem?
Does anyone has some useful tips?
You will probably have a lot more luck, if you use elementary/primary workflows for your motion Menu, i.e. a single video only and a single Audio file only. For audio only, I would use PCM/WAV or fully compatible DVD AC3 DD and don't use files Multiplex (combined Audio and video streams).
Multiplex-2 MPEG files are almost always a problem, and I stay away from them.
So it told me to turn my phone off, then back on whilist cling the key F11. But when I do it my is laptop beep loud noise and rest on the logo hp, whilist is on this screen is says 'System recovery F11' in the lower left corner and does not move on the screen, how to fix this?
Hi @Jaytee2 ,
Thank you for visiting the Forums HP's Support and welcome. I read on your HP laptop and get a blank screen or black at startup. Try perform a reset.
When you perform a hard reset note remove all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices.
Do you have records system for this laptop?
I'd be happy to help you if necessary. How can I find my model number or product number?
Please let me know.
My CD/DVD player will not play and is not displayed in my computer.
Follow the steps in the link below and check if the problem persists: your CD-ROM drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116
With regard to:
Samhrutha G S - Microsoft technical support.
Visit ourMicrosoft answers feedback Forum and let us know what you think.
Why my winows media player on my laptop (vista) does not play the files in the list of media of my playlist from windows media (vista) from my computer I tried to transfer with my USB...
I have a laptop and a computer. both have the same windows vista. Now, I recorded a playlist windown multimedia on a USB key, I moved on my laptop. But on the Windows media player to my laptop I couln can't read the file. Why?
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I have a laptop HP Pavilion 1015dx g4.
In recent weeks, my laptop was very loud and also work well. So, I read an article in the HP website on the cleaning of the fan.
So I disassembled my laptop and cleaned the fan. Then, I put in place what it was before (at least I think I did). Then I turned on the laptop and the keyboard was not working. I checked Device Manager and it showed 'keyboard works correctly. So, once more, I disassembled the laptop and I couldn't identify the problem. There are three bands of clamping plastic connected to the motherboard of the keyboard case. It runs from the power button and the other two for the touchpad. So I don't see any wire connected directly to the motherboard of the keyboard. In Device Manager, it shows the PS/2 keyboard.
I haven't lost any laptop internal parts and to the best of my knowledge, I kept things as they were. Can someone help me with this problem?
Yes and again one thing... There was a BIOS update before do me all these things.
Never mind. I forgot to plug in the cable to the motherboard keboard.
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