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How to play a disc that is not compatible for computer playing

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Last response: in Apps General Discussion
June 20, 2010 3:24:22 PM

My computer does not play some dvds and my friends said that these are made anly for dvd players and not compatible for computer. Is it true?

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June 20, 2010 11:48:41 PM

Nothing is there like only made for dvd players.
You can see the contents inside the DVDs.

Copy the contents to HDD & Try with VLC Media player.

Have you installed correct player for playing DVDs??

Sometimes the Movie discs you bought from shops may have some write errors with lead in/lead out problems. At that situation, a computer will struggle to read/recognize the contents of dvd, but a player will just play the movies, as the dvd player just require correct file format to play.
June 21, 2010 11:58:59 AM

Some DVD drives don't read discs as well as others. Try using a few drops of water and a soft cloth to clean the disc. If the disc is scratched or smudged, that should help.

saran is correct though. You need a media player that has the codecs to play your DVD. VLC is a great media player for most all movie DVDs.
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