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  1.    20 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Isle of Wight, UK
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    Windows 10 home

    I need a DVD player


    Hello, can anyone recommend a DVD player I can use, I have VLC Media Player, but it is not working very well.
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  2.    20 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,561
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.98

    Have you looked in your apps
    Windows Media Player is there
    If you cant find it then you can download it
    I use it most of the time
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  3.    20 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    Hello, can anyone recommend a DVD player I can use, I have VLC Media Player, but it is not working very well.
    https://mpc-hc.org/
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  4.    20 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Isle of Wight, UK
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    Thread Starter

    OK thanks, on looking I do have Windows Media Player installed.
    But I cannot find any way to put a DVD in the drive and have Windows Media Player to play it.
    There is no option to play with?
    How do you use it?
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  5.    20 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,463
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    OK thanks, on looking I do have Windows Media Player installed.
    But I cannot find any way to put a DVD in the drive and have Windows Media Player to play it.
    There is no option to play with?
    How do you use it?
    Windows Media Player will not support playing DVD's.
    You could look into Windows DVD Player App, but it costs.

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    Don't give up on the VLC Player yet or try the Media Player Classic-Home Cinema.
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  6.    20 Nov 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,561
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.98

    I put it in the drive then it should come up how do you want to play this dvd with apps listed or go to store.
    Or might come up Open with
    You might have to right click it.
    Been so long since I set mine up
    Scroll down and you should find Windows Media Player.
    Place a tick against it and it should work, at least on my laptop that is how I have it
    I have 2 other DVD players on my laptop
    Cyberlink Power DVD 15 paid version
    Toshiba own Media player

    Yes forgot to say you have to pay for it
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  7.    20 Nov 2015 #7
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    England
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Have you tried updating VLC Media Player to the lateset version?
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  8.    20 Nov 2015 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Isle of Wight, UK
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10 home
    Thread Starter

    OK, many thanks this one works OK for me https://mpc-hc.org/
    Many thanks for the help.
    Barry
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  9.    20 Nov 2015 #9
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Texas
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    Win 10 Pro 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by edobson View Post
    Have you tried updating VLC Media Player to the lateset version?
    The VLC Media Player works perfect for me also.
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  10.    20 Nov 2015 #10
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    OK thanks, on looking I do have Windows Media Player installed.
    But I cannot find any way to put a DVD in the drive and have Windows Media Player to play it.
    There is no option to play with?
    How do you use it?
    Barry,
    1. Windows Media Player is part of the Windows 10 operating system. It does not need to be installed.
    2. You are right. WMP does Not play dvd anymore. Somehow Microsoft has taken that feature off from WMP.

    You will have to find a 3rd party program suitable to your preference.
    I use VLC installed from the web and it works fine for me, but you said you don't like it.
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