“I just got a new notebook with Windows 7, and Windows Media Player won’t play any DVD. But I can play the same DVD in an XP machine. The Windows Media Player first told me that I didn’t have the proper codec software. I downloaded it, and it still won’t play.” Many people have encountered such kind of DVD playback problems.
The codec software is actually a DVD decoder which allows playback of DVD Movies on a Windows based PC. Most commonly used within Windows Media Player, but default WMP doesn’t include a DVD decoder. If you really want to watch the DVD right away, then, you need to download a DVD decoder for Windows 7. Read More