On Thu, 9 Aug 2007 09:30:06 -0700, Burner
>I have Vista Home Premium.
Well I have the business version of Vista. While Windows Media Player
won't directly play a DVD, it will play VOB files if you open the TS
folder and click on the individual files.
That you can't suggests something has messed up Media Player. Just
looking at it wrong will cause it to malfunction.
>"Adam Albright" wrote:
>> On Thu, 9 Aug 2007 07:48:01 -0700, Burner
>> <Burner@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> >I have family movies saved as vob files on my hard drive. I previously used
>> >media player on an xp computer and they played fine. I recently bought a new
>> >vista computer and copied the vob files to my hard drive. When I try to play
>> >them with Media Player 11, it just shows blank - nothing happens. I tried
>> >adding new codecs but still nothing. If I put a home movie that is on dvd in
>> >the optical drive (contains the same vob file), it will play. How do I get
>> >Media Player to play vob files from my hard drive?
>> Only the Home Premium and Ultimate versions of Vista come with an
>> included MPEG-2 encoder/decoder. What version do you have?
>> If neither of those then you need a third party DVD player.