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.
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 is my Lenovo laptop not playing DVDs?
Not all ThinkPad systems shipped with the DVD player software. Verify that the DVD movie playback is shown on the primary display. For Microsoft Windows, click Start , select Settings , and then click Control Panel . Double-click Display .
How do I watch movies on my Lenovo laptop?
Go to “Start” if the DVD title menu does not display on your screen. Scroll to find and click “TV + Movies” in the list. This will launch the Windows Media Player program.
Can I play a DVD on my laptop?
Windows-running laptops can play DVDs; however, the software and permissions necessary to make it work vary between operating system versions. The laptop needs to have access to a DVD drive to play discs; however you can rip many DVDs and play them back as media files on devices that don’t have optical drives.
Why DVD is not playing on my laptop?
In the Device Manager window, expand DVD/CD-ROM drives. Right-click the CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive that is listed, and then click Uninstall. Click OK to confirm that you want to remove the device. Restart your computer (Once the restart is complete, the Operating System will automatically install the required drivers).
How do I play a disc on my laptop?
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.
Does my Lenovo laptop have a CD drive?
Note: If you have a ThinkPad laptop, make sure the laptop actually has a CD/DVD drive. Only selected models of ThinkPad laptops come with CD/DVD drives. Models without CD/DVD drives must use an external USB drive or other solution.
Why is my CD drive not reading discs Lenovo?
Re: CD/Disk Drive not working
also, try to remove your dvd rom, restart your computer and let windows install it again. on the dvd/cd rom device, select your device > right click > remove device. to get your issue, try to load original movie or game dvd, cd, and try dvd, cd that you burnt before.
Why is Windows Media Player not playing my DVD?
First, make sure that the computer’s optical drive is capable of reading DVD media. 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. The Windows Media Player plugin is sold for a fee.