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Old 07-13-2007
Chris Williamson

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i play DVD's and system CRASHES...
HELP!! everything works in any media player i've downloaded and tried
EXCEPT DVD movies. i can play dvd rom games, play cd's, watch the
pre-installed videos that come with the players.......just not actual dvd
movies. i'll pop one in and maybe the submenus will appear, but then it
blue screens with a message of "a thread tried to release a resource it did
not own". i have the dvd regions correct, a higher grade computer i built,
and all my drivers are updated. i've googled the hell out of this with no
luck. they're normal, real movies too- not burned or anything. please help
if you can. thanks!


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Old 07-16-2007
Manfred Zhuang [MSFT]

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RE: i play DVD's and system CRASHES...
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