Why does my laptop have a dvd rom but cant play dvds Tags: DVD Drives Laptops Storage Last response: February 11, 2013 4:20 PM in Storage Share soldiersarge56 February 11, 2013 9:25:13 AM cdrom will not play More about : laptop dvd rom play dvds phil22 a b D Laptop a c 79 G Storage February 11, 2013 4:04:47 PM Go here: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems... m 0 l Daedalus12 February 11, 2013 4:20:24 PM What OS do you have? With Windows 8, Microsoft removed the ability to play DVD's and BluRay from the system. http://www.extremetech.com/computing/142796-how-to-play... You will need to download and install a 3rd party player for the OS. I recommend VLC Media Player. It's free, plays anything, and does great. If it is Windows 7, then you'll need to look into other options as that should play DVD's. 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 Why can\'t I play a DVD that I burned on my laptop in a DVD player? Forum DVD-ROM doesn't play DVDs 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 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 burner can play and record cds and play dvds but burner does not recognize b 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 Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !