Windows Media Player 10 , no video RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have XP Home Edition, 32 bit (pre installed in a Compaq Presario, added SP3, added 2 GB ram, 1000GB external harddrive. I have Windows Media Player 10 (came with the computer, when I try and play a DVD, get C00D116A erroe message with suggestions to lower display settings. I do that, no difference, same results. Can you please suggest a solution?

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011 5:44 PM

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  • DVD Video discs contain video track encoded in MPEG-2 format and audio track in AC3 format (typically).

    Windows XP normally does NOT come with the codec needed for DVD playback.


    Most likely an external codec pack such as K-Lite Mega Codec Pack will need to be installed:



    Once all necessary codec have been installed, Windows Media Player should be able to play the DVD.


    Or use VLC Media Player to play DVD:



    VLC has internal MPEG-2 codec built into the software itself.

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011 8:11 PM
  • hi sandman,

    i think you are receiving the error report only because of the mismatching of the file formats. i totally agree with tnguyenooa and i also think you should install K-Lite codec mega pack and it could be resolve your problems.


    Thursday, December 15, 2011 1:33 PM