Player Windows media... no decoder.

When I try to play a DVD, I get a message... "Windows media player cannot play the dvd because a compatible decoder is not installed on your computer"... Help please. I have Windows xp Home SP3

You need to install a dvd decoder. This would be included in the dvd playing software such as powerdvd, windvd etc. If you can find an original disc you will be ok, otherwise you will need to buy it again. You can find a free dvd decoder by searching on the web, but be very careful, because the codec is registered if 99.9% of the time, you will have to pay for it.

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