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MPEG-2 Codec Mixup? WMP10 won't play .vob files

By pbassett
Jan 16, 2005
  1. I purchased a NEC ND-3520A DVD-RW player player for my Dell PC and my DVDs won't play in WMP10!
    I installed an MPEG-2 codec from the Intervideo DVD Pack Plus package on my
    Dell PC since it did not come with a DVD player.

    I get an error "Windows Media Player cannot play the video because there is
    a problem with your video card." Even more frustratingly, DVDs sometimes
    play in the background, but since the error box is in front, I can't
    control the DVD at all :-(

    I doubt this error is correct, since the DVD plays correctly with the VLC media
    player. But I want it to work in WMP10 also.

    I had earlier installed Stinky's MPEG-2 codec but that was not
    successful, so I tried Intervideo. Maybe this double installation is my
    problem, since apparently Intervideo adds all the codecs I need for .vob

    Any help? It's ridiculous that I can't properly get WMP10 to run a DVD on
    the NEC.

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