You cannot play a DVD in Media Center after you insert the DVD into the DVD drive of a Sony computer that is running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 905921 - View products that this article applies to.
Expand all | Collapse all

On This Page

SYMPTOMS

After you insert a DVD into the DVD drive of a Sony computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with Microsoft Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Edition installed, you cannot play the DVD in Media Center.

CAUSE

This problem may occur if a third-party program is accessing a Sony media changer that is connected to the computer.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, quit the third-party program that is accessing the Sony media changer. Then, play the DVD in Media Center.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Media Center Technical Support

Because Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition was included with your hardware device or system, the hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for this software. Your manufacturer may have customized the installation with unique components such as specific device drivers and optional settings to maximize the performance of that manufacturer's hardware. If you require technical help with Windows XP Media Center Edition, contact your manufacturer directly because the manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that the manufacturer has installed on the hardware.

You can also visit the Windows XP Media Center Edition product information Web site at the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/ The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

Properties

Article ID: 905921 - Last Review: October 19, 2005 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Keywords: 
kbtshoot KB905921

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com