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Some DVD movies are blocked although the DVD movie rating is allowed on a Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2-based computer
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When you try to play a DVD movie, you receive the following message on the Program Blocked page:
This behavior occurs for DVD movies that have a lower movie rating than what you have set on the Parental Control TV Ratings page. This behavior occurs after you install Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2.
The program's rating exceeds the maximum allowed rating.
This behavior occurs because some DVD discs do not have the correct movie rating encoded on the disc. Some may have a higher movie rating encoded on the disc than the Motion Picture Association (MPA) movie rating that is assigned to the DVD movie.
To work around this problem, turn off DVD blocking: