can't play my vcd on my Pc : LUSENET : Video CD : One Thread

I can not play my vcd on my PC. But I can play MPEG(avi) files. I can als view videos from encarta etc. I don't know what to do. I have Xing player installed in my PC. but an error is still eccuring.What should I do? Is there a special device to play VCD in a computer?

-- (, February 08, 2001


There are a number of possibilities. May I know what is the error message shown when you play it with Xing player? Try this steps and tell me what happen. 1. Launch Windows Media Player. 2. Click File -> Open. 3. Click Browse. 4. Select your CD-ROM drive from the Open dialog box. 5. You'll notice several folders. Select the "mpegav" subdirectory. 6. Set "File Type" to "All Files" 7. Double click on files with extension *.dat in the "mpegav" subdirectory

Using Xing player. 1. Launch Xing player. 2. Choose File, Open, Browse to locate the "mpegav" subdirectory. 3. Double click on the file with extension *.dat in the directory.

Let me know if these steps works and error messages if any.

-- Loo Ping Look (, February 08, 2001.

i get a file format unsupported when i try to do play the vcd using windows media player

-- Scot Horton (, February 26, 2001.

i get the answer mmi286 the file is corrupt

-- hashim (, March 17, 2001.

Dear Loo Ping Look

I had the same problem and after reading your media player solns, I can now play my vcd!!! Thanks!

-- Lucinda (, June 17, 2001.

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