Why does my laptop have a dvd rom but cant play dvds Tags: Drivers Movies DVD Drives CD-Rom DVD Windows XP Last response: November 24, 2012 5:50 PM in Windows XP Share craigfletcher12 November 24, 2012 4:39:17 PM my dvd drive (samsung cd-rom SN-124) Will play a cd but will not let me watch a dvd movie! what do i need to do to make my cd rom drive open and play dvd movies? More about : laptop dvd rom play dvds Emerald a b \ Driver November 24, 2012 5:34:32 PM does it read CD? do you have a movie play like VLC installed? m 0 l ex_bubblehead a b \ Driver November 24, 2012 5:50:18 PM You need to have the correct codec installed as Microsoft does not ship one. You could install the k-lite codec pack or a 3rd party player such as VLC. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Why does my laptop have a dvd rom but cant play dvds Forum Why does my laptop have a dvd rom but cant play dvds Forum My laptop DVD-rom can\'t read dvds Forum Solvedwhy does my laptop play dvd cleaner but not cd Forum Why does my dvd/cd rom can't read dvd-R Forum My dvd-rom does not recognize some DVDs Forum DVD ROM is able to burn dvds but not able to read dvds , why??? Forum DVD-ROM doesn't play DVDs Forum Why can\'t I play a DVD that I burned on my laptop in a DVD player? Forum Why cant i play any dvd's on my laptop> Forum Why can\'t I play a DVD that I burned on my laptop in a DVD player? Forum Why can\'t I play a DVD that I burned on my laptop in a DVD player? Forum Why can\'t I play a DVD that I burned on my laptop in a DVD player? Forum My laptop won't play DVDs but will play CDs. It has played DVDs before. When I put DVD in it just spins and makes noises. Forum Dvd burner can play and record cds and play dvds but burner does not recognize b Forum i don't understand this mobo stuff since i upgraded to windows 8 my dvd rom does not play discs, my usb is not working. please Forum dvd-rom drive plays cds but not dvds Forum Can't get dvd rom to play. "E:/is not accessible the file or directory corrupted or unreadable " Forum Why wont my cant my dvd player read dvds but it can read cds? Forum Installed new DVD burner, now can't play DVDs Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !