How to Fix the Error - Windows Media Player Won‘t Play DVD
Fix the Error "Windows Media Player Won't Play DVD"
Case 1. If the error message shown is like the screenshot below "Windows Media Player requires a DVD decoder to play DVD media", you can simply search on the internet to download and install any DVD decoder.
Case 2. If the error message tells you that "there is a problem with digital copy protection between your DVD drive", you need to solve it by removing or installing another decoder. That is mainly the problem from your commercial DVD which has digital protection. Or you can choose to update your DVD driver, video card driver and DVD decoder respectively.
Case 3. Sometimes the error occurs just because some improper setting in your player. So you can change the setting of the windows display, such as lower the screen resolution and quality; or you can restore the system before playing, in the situation where you have successfully played DVD in previous time.
Play DVD on WMP or Anywhere Else Without Problem
Therefore, in case there are more unexpected problems turning up in the future, getting your own DVD player will be a save choice. VideoByte Blu-Ray Player----the best Windows Media Player alternative, is a simple but powerful tool. This program is not only a DVD player, it is also a Blu-ray player, which enables you to perfectly play commercial or home-made DVD on your Windows PC.
• Play Blu-ray, DVDs, ISO files and folders on Windows or Mac.
• Support playing HD (720p/1080p), Ultra HD 4K videos.
• Play common video and audio files like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MP3, etc.
• Select preferred language, video quality, audio track and subtitles.
User Guide: How to Play DVD On VideoByte Blu-ray Player
• Launch the program
• Click "Open Disc" to load source files
• Click "Play Movie" to enjoy the HD movie
Bonus DVD Converter: VideoByte DVD Ripper
If you want to watch DVDs on more devices without limitation of format, you can use VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper. This program can rip DVD to formats that are compatible with iPhone, iPod, and more portable devices. Go to free download and install the trial version. Then you can launch the program and follows the steps: