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external dvd drive for netbook

by dsflygirl / July 6, 2010 4:15 AM PDT

I cannot get my computer to recognize and play the DVD's from my external DVD player that I just bought for my ASUS eeNetbook. What software program do I need to accomplish this?

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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 6, 2010 5:14 AM PDT

Sorry dsflygirl but I had to delete a reply to your post.

The post, by "BCLian", offered no help except a link to a "Technology Product Reviews" site. That sort of spam advertising gets deleted from these forums.

I hope you find some relevant answers and help soon.

Mark

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What kind of DVD's?
by Kees Bakker / July 6, 2010 5:26 AM PDT

- Standard retail movie DVD?
- DVD to install a game?
- DVD a friend of you burned a home movie to in some Canon of Sony specific format?

Kees

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(NT) What model and its OS?
by ahtoi / July 6, 2010 5:44 AM PDT
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Does the DVD player...
by Papa Echo / July 6, 2010 9:21 AM PDT

...show up at "My Computer" ? What happens when you insert the DVD and try to play it ? Describe what you can see on the monitor screen [if anything is shown].

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dvd player
by Dale E Marcum / September 7, 2010 8:36 AM PDT

Download VLC player and your DVD's will play. It is opensource and is free to use without charge. There are also good DVD players but they are not without a fee for using. Hope this helps.

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