To play a CD or DVD
Insert the disc you want to play into the drive.
Typically, the disc will start playing automatically.
If it doesn’t play, or if you want to play a disc that is already inserted, open Windows Media Player, and then, in the Player Library, select the disc name in the navigation pane.24 Jan 2019
Why won’t my DVD play on my laptop?
Open VLC media player, click Media and select Open Disc. Now you can play the video on your DVD. Sometimes you do have a player supporting for DVD, but you still cannot play DVD on Windows 10. In this case, something may go wrong with your CD/DVD drive.
Why does my DVD not play on Windows Media Player?
If you see an error from Windows Media Player that says “compatible DVD decoder not installed,” this means that a plugin (called an mpeg-2 decoder) needed to play DVDs is not installed. We recommend downloading this software from www.videolan.org in order to play DVDs on your computer.
How do I play a DVD in Windows 10?
First, download and install the software from the VideoLAN VLC Media Player website. Launch VLC Media Player from its Start menu shortcut. Insert a DVD, and it should rev up automatically. If not, click the Media menu, select the Open Disc command, choose the option for DVD, and then click the Play button.22 Apr 2019
How can I play a DVD on my laptop without a DVD drive?
Step One: Buy an External DVD Drive—They’re Cheap!
Just plug it into your USB drive, pop in whatever CD or DVD you need, and you’re good to go. You can rip CDs to iTunes, play DVDs in your favorite DVD player, and even boot from the drive if you need to run Linux or reinstall Windows.28 Jun 2012