Re: WM PLAYS DVD'S BUT NO SOUND!
Ok, thanks. The Digital default is not so good for me as I am using HDMI
for video and audio - a feature of the ATI HDMI solution is jacking digital
out/S-PDIF into the video card. So I need Digital Out enabled and as default.
Some playing with the media center expert tool has revealed that this IS a
If I change the default Microsoft MPEG video and sound codecs to the
Cyberlink Power DVD Codecs using the media center expert registry edit
tool(see link above) to set these as the Vista Media Centre Defaults THEN I
get video and sound under DVDs and AU Free to Air HD TV (720p+).
BUT - under this scenario I not longer get sound with my standard def
Digital TV - it is the inverse of the original problem, sound with everything
except HD-TV and DVD.
Since then I have been trying to identify a CODEC package (or combination)
that does both. I cannot get the Vista Codec package to run without crashing
Media Center (this could be my problem as I don't really know what I am doing
in the configuration panels) and various combinations of Cyberlink/Microsoft
Codecs deliver either/or . . .or a Blue Screen of death.
Any suggestions as to:
- a sound CODEC that will support all of my needs (potential post on the
Vista CODEC site likely)?
- why the Microsoft MPEG-1/DD sound CODEC is not decoding sound on DVD's? I
am running a new, fairly standard system (Realtek HD onboard sound, new Vista
ANy ideas much appreciated. I don't think I am the only one experiencing