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Postby coonsanders on Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:09 pm

hi
my computer needs a dvd plug in..where can i get one?are they downloadable?thanks

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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby Ian on Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:16 pm

To watch DVD movies? You'll need a MPEG 2 codec, which typically aren't free.
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby coonsanders on Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:36 pm

where do u buy them and r they expensive?

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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby Ian on Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:27 pm

Just buy something like PowerDVD or use Nero ShowTime. It will make your life a lot easier.
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby coonsanders on Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:58 pm

ok thanks...
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby SithTracy on Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:03 pm

ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 5 is supposed to be better than CyberLink PowerDVD these days... Plays BD as well if thats your thing. That said VLC will play DVD's for free... Not really sure what you are trying to do.
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby coonsanders on Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:51 pm

thanks...lenny
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby Ian on Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:42 am

SithTracy wrote:That said VLC will play DVD's for free... Not really sure what you are trying to do.


The probably here is that to play commercial DVD"s, you still need something to decrypt CSS.
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Re: a dvd plug in

Postby coonsanders on Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:18 am

hi
i did manage to install nero on both computers and they seem to do the job for both computers..thanks.

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