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    playing VCDs on the PC

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    by deepa_vvn ·

    I have tried to play a VCD on the PC using the latest version of Windows Media Player on Windows 2000.An error is given which says “format not recognised”.However this plays perfectly on another PC with Windows XP.Is the problem with the CD or the PC?

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    • #3531724

      playing VCDs on the PC

      by byte1 ·

      In reply to playing VCDs on the PC

      The problem is probably the ROM drive itself. There are several CD-ROM formats and many older drives unable to read the newer formats. If the drive is new the multimedia CODEC that reads the VCD could be missing or corrupt.

    • #3533104

      playing VCDs on the PC

      by ccalloway ·

      In reply to playing VCDs on the PC

      Insert the VCD in your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM and browse to the MPEGAV folder and double click on the .dat file and associate it with Media Player and open them with that.

    • #3362450

      playing VCDs on the PC

      by wlbowers ·

      In reply to playing VCDs on the PC

      Some drives will not play them.

      Lee

    • #3517038

      playing VCDs on the PC

      by deepa_vvn ·

      In reply to playing VCDs on the PC

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