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    I need to play DVD´s on Windows Media Player 12, running on Windows 8

    Hi there... I have a technical difficulty...

    I use a program for my bussines that uses windows media player as a host to play DVD´s... I upgraded to Windows 8 and i found out that by default, windows 8 uses windows media center to play dvd´s. However, i need to use the windows media player host to play the dvd´s, but it won´t run.


    Does anybody can help me fix that??Diapositiva1.JPGDiapositiva2.JPG

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    I don't know how you would convert WMP to WMC but you could give VLC a try http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html

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    It does not work

    I have VLC... the problem is that the software i use for my bussiness uses WMP as a host. I can not change it to another host in order to work with my software... It is necessary that i use WMP HOST if you know what i mean... Actually, what i am doing is ripping DVD´s and playing them as AVI, but it´s a lot of time since ripping every dvd takes me around 2 hours and i use around 100 movies...

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    You'll need a DVD codec in order to play DVD movies on Media Player in Windows 8.
    After Windows 7, MS dropped the bulk licensing support for DVD playing.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...layer-plug-ins
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    Using one program/software to view/play a DVD has no bearing on what your business uses. As long as the DVD is recorded in a file format that it can read, playing it will work just fine.

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