Recommended codec for DVD in WMP - XPPro

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  1. ramborums

    ramborums New Member

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    Which is the recommended codec for playing DVD in WMP in a XP Prof system? I used Klite earlier and now I have installed XP Codec Pack. Is there any diff between them? After installing XP codec, every time I insert a CD, a dialog box prompting action regarding use of ffdshow comes up? Is this required to be there? If not, how do i disable it? Or should I remove XP codec?

    Which would be the best bet?

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    rhitwick Democracy is a myth

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    ffdshow is required to play flv (or flash media, or the video files u d/l from youtube type of sites) directly on WMP.
    Generally WMP does not play FLV files, if ffdshow is installed in ur system, it would play without any hitch.

    more here,
    More on ffdshow: LINK
     
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    Better still is VLC Media player or WMP Classic.
     
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    hjpotter92 The Boy Who Lived

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    WMP classic is a better choice.
     
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    +1. Saves lots of hdd space.
     
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