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Old 09-29-2004, 12:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Where did my DVD codecs go?

Ok I just recently installed a new motherboard and processor into my computer and had to buy a fresh copy of win xp home (would have got Pro but didn't have the extra $100). Now, when I put in a dvd into my dvd rom drive it says that windows Media Player 10 is missing the codecs needed to play it and directs me to a site where I can buy some for $15 bucks. I have downloaded the latest firmware for my Dvd drive and I have never encountered this problem before on my previous setup. Am I going to really have to pay 15 bucks just to use my dvd or what. I'm trying to do this without pirating anything so if no one can give me a legal solution to my problem by all means tell me what software to look out for.

Thanks JpG

$218(Win xp) + $15(WinxpMPcodecs) = cow feces put in a visine bottle and liberally distributed into my ocular orifices......lol

Win Xp Home sp1
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Old 09-29-2004, 01:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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doesn't the Nvidia have the codecs for that in the driver suite?
I know the ATI cards do, but I thought Nvidia was doing that now too...

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Old 09-29-2004, 01:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I dont know but I am checking right now thanks
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