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W8 with Media Center fails to play VOB video

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    W10 Pro/W8.1 Pro/ W7 Ult

    W8 with Media Center fails to play VOB video


    I added Media Center feature and tried to play VOB video. I double clicked the file and the Windows Media Player said there is no video in the library. I added it to the library but still no avail. What could be wrong with this W8 or add-on WMC?

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    Not quite an answer to your question but a get around.

    Download VLC (Free) from videolan -- plays almost every known Video (And Audio) codec in the known universe. Excellent FREE player.

    VideoLAN - Official page for VLC media player, the Open Source video framework!

    Forget Windows MC if I were you.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Posts : 185
    W10 Pro/W8.1 Pro/ W7 Ult


    Thanks for your reply. It is good know a way around as you suggested. But since I have payed for the add-on feature I would like to find a solution to use it if possible.
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  4. #4


    Or Pot Player or KM Player or one of the hundreds other independent ones.
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