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    Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    I inserted DVD in the DVD Drive in Windows 8 System. I tried to play it in Windows Media Player 12, but could not do it. I closed and reopened the player, but could not solve the problem. Is it the problem with player? What might be the problem? Please, help me!

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    HI, my dear friend.........the windows media player shows the error...... when the file type is unsupported

    And if you come across a video file type that is not supported by Windows Media Player 12 you will receive two notifications like these

    wmpkc1.png wmpkc2.png


    Windows Media Player 12 will let you know that it does not recognize the file extension and will ask you if you d like to try to play it anyway.

    If you click Yes Windows Media Player 12 will try to play it anyway.

    If it is a case where a supported file type was simply renamed incorrectly it might play But chances are you will get a message stating that Windows Media Player cannot play the file.

    The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file In either case the solution is to install the right codec

    then Click Close to dismiss the window and move on to the next step

    ALL THE BEST......!!!!!!!

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hi,

    Is the DVD drive sensing, are there any sound of initialization? Any movement inside ?

    If it is not at all responding, then it might be physical problem for the drive. Need to check the power connection and data connection by opening the bay.

    If sense is there you might be needed to reinstall the Device Driver for DVD/CD Drive in Windows 8.

    Is any other Media Player working? You may try to install another program to check if there is any issue with the WMP12.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hello***********
    Dear User***********
    ++++++++++++Try this approach for this issue++++++++

    **********Now try to Open Windows Media Player.

    **********Then check players properties.

    **********Now insert windows 8 OS DVD and repair media player.

    **********After recovery all corrupted file will repair


    **********Now play DVD in media player.

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say...........................

    1.Windows Media Player 12 will not support all type of formats.

    2.It will supports only limited formats.

    3.So check the format of the file in your DVD is compatible or not.

    4.If it is compatible but still have the problem then this can be the problem Windows Media Player 12.

    5.So you uninstall it and then go to the website 'http://www.filehippo.com'.

    6.From there you download it and then install it.

    Have a nice day................................

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hi..

    Some video formats are not applicable for windows media player..

    So install Vlc media player or KM player ...

    Now try with these players sure it will play...

    So install other players

    or

    Down load form factor...

    And Install Form factor...

    then convert your video files format ..

    And play with windows media player..

    Sure it will work..

    Thank you..

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hey friend,
    If you having this type of problem.
    Then don't worry about it.
    Just go in control panel .
    There is a option name Autoplay.
    There you can choose Media player as you default DVD player.
    Also you can solve you problem if you problem. is hardeware related.
    Then check it in care center.
    I hope you understand .
    It will helpful for you.
    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Regarding this problem..

    first, you can install the MOTHER BOARD CD \ DRIVER CD in your system..
    it support to play CD \ DVD DRIVE..

    then install your system with supported player..

    after insert the DVD in your system..
    it automatically detect the DVD in your system..
    now open the DVD..
    right click the VIDEO OR AUDIO..
    then choose player..
    it automatically play successfully..

    before you can check, if the DVD that are given PROPER DATA..
    it the DVD is corrupted means it not able to play..

    you can check all the detail after play successfully.
    thanks..

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hi Friend,

    >> You are facing the problem of DVD not playing in Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 8 System.

    >> Windows media Player 12 can not play all the dvd.

    >> You need other media player like VLC player, KM Player, Real Player, Cyberlink DVD Player etc.

    >> So download any of them in the System and Install it.

    >> Then insert the DVD in the Drive and try to play it.

    >> Choose any player that you have installed in the system.


    I Hope you will understand.

    All The Best.

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Dear Friend,


    Some Video Format are not applicable with window Media Player

    All this can be covered by VLC Player.

    So download the VLC Media Player.

    And install it to your System.



    You can do it from Format Factory.

    Convert your File which are supported by media player

    And player that file in media player.


    You can also do with Format Factory.




    Thank You!!!!

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hello friend,

    1.First of all please go to the your windows 8 system home screen,

    2.After this check your system windows media player working normally,

    3.Then you check your windows media player working normally,

    4.Now open the control panel>syystemand security>device manager>update the CD/DVD drive driver,

    5.After this restart your system and windows media player playing the dvd normally,

    6.I hope this information use full to you,

    Thank you,

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    If the windows media player is not playing the video on the CD then it may be possible that the format of that video is not supported by the player....

    If windows media player is not playing only that video then surely the problem is with the format of the video ..

    But if windows media player is not able to play any video then problem is with the windows media player...

    In that case you need to reinstall the existing windows media player..

    And if you want to change the format of the video then you can download the video converter application from the net and install that properly..

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hello Dear,

    Here the problem is Windows media player will not support all the formats of files.

    Check the DVD weather it is working fine or not in another Player.

    If working, then you need to use other player to browse the DVD.

    i.e, DVD contains the files format which does not support to Media player.

    That's it, your problem is solved.


    Thank You.

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    Hello friend..

    I think you play the DVD it's may be corrupted so it's not a play.

    you need to change the other DVD then try to play the DVD then its definitely play it..

    its not a DVD writer problem its a DVD problem it may too many starches on the DVD so its not a Play..

    Finally you change the DVD then your problem is solved out!

    All the Best!!

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    Re: Windows 8 System not playing DVD in Windows Media Player 12

    HIE FRIEND,

    1) Firstly check that is this problem is effected to only 1 video or not
    2) If with only 1 then the video format is not good
    3) If it is happening to many videos then the defect is in the windows media player
    4) Then you should uninstall the windows media player
    5) And instal the new version of windows player and start using it

    ​THANK U

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