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Do I need to add any players to Win 7 Ultimate to play ordin

by jevenew / September 11, 2010 11:49 AM PDT

Some of the movies I want to watch seem to want to install some kind of player on my PC so I can watch it. These are ordinary DVDs out of Hollywood. Does Windows 7 Ultimate need this?

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I have to say yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 11, 2010 12:38 PM PDT

But the reason is simple. The owner that showed me this had used some download Ultimate 7 and an ACTIVATOR. DVD PLAY did not work. I also didn't tell them about VLC PLAYER since I don't support that effort.
Bob

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I have to say yes...
by jevenew / September 12, 2010 5:21 AM PDT
In reply to: I have to say yes.

I am familiar with the Windows 7 OS and the activators that are floating around. My install is staight from MS, so I don't know why all these different movies have to have their own player.

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Does your system have
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 12, 2010 6:42 AM PDT
In reply to: I have to say yes...

DVD software installed? Most OEM Windows 7 installations do, they come as standard, but if your Win 7 is from a retail DVD setup disk then maybe you don't have the right software.

For example, my Vista OEM has CyberLink PowerDVD 8 software which is my DVD media player.

I'm sure most retail DVD films, (Hollywood type films), will work with already installed DVD software, but if you don't have that then that is likely what you need.

A free option, although basic, is the VLC Player.

Mark

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