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Can't play a dvd with windows media player I have a dvr -xd09 and i get the message "windows media player cannot play the dvd because a compatible DVD decoder is not installed on the computer" Where do i get one? Are there free downloads for an ASUS EEC windows 7 starter kit netbook?

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Try to download some free DVD player programs on your computer and they are designed for decoding DVD discs, unlike regular video players. You could try Leawo Blu-ray Player which can play both Blu-ray and DVD discs.

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Starter version brain dead. (so ) VLC fixes that.

ms covers this here.
Full DVD capability is not available on Windows 7 Home Basic or Starter.

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Try downloading vlc player

or google media player codecs

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  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2018

    no DVD even stated, movie or what is it?
    I have DVDs full of MP3, that media player can play.
    so media player words tell me nothing at all, see?

    is it a real store DVD ,movie.?
    is it a movie? DVD have vast data types.
    not just movies, even w7 installer comes on DVD/.
    Does unstated DVD work in other PCs/ that be like step one
    Movie title not stated.
    if your movie, is from region 2 and we in USA are region 1 it will not play. so test the movie on other PCs that can play a DVD movie.
    next (really first) is device manager errors, on DVD.
    now learn that w7 movie decoders are not present in w7 virgin.
    it's simple they are expensive and MS want to keep prices low.
    the VLC is made in France, and has all these wonderful free
    decoders built in,
    run VLC and end the pain.
    if you google this topic you get 1million hits
    you are not the first person running w7 and found no MS decoders.

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2018

    and some 3d movies will not play on PC.
    again no movie word stated, nor a title.
    why most helpers guess what is in your hand.

  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2018

    the only OP clue is the word PLAY
    no titles mentioned.


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seems like you missing codec. esiast way is to install VLC player go here and install that player. it can play the most codecs.

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SOURCE: I have a netbook Acer with Windows 7. I can not

just install powewr dvd or vc media plyer for playing the dvd file.

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Windows Media Player does not usually ship with a DVD codec.

1) One easy solution would be download the free (and popular) video player from VLC. Software is ready to go (already has the codec you need to run VLC player).

I use this and it has been trouble free for me.

2) You might be able to find the codec you want here...

Probably easiest to download and install the FULL pack.

There is also a forum for Dell Mini 10 users at

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