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"Another application is preventing DVD playback " Error Msg

Discussion in 'DVD-ROM drives' started by Jig, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. Jig

    Jig Guest

    Hi All,
    I get the above msg when I try and play a DVD on my Toshiba DVD-ROM drive.
    It was working fine before I re-installed Win98.
    So assume something went wrong there (?)
    Does anyone know how I can fix this problem ?

    Thanks, Jig
  2. Xian

    Xian Regular member

    Jun 27, 2003
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    You didn't say what program you were using to try to play it with, but I remember hearing about the WinDVD software player having the same error. I think the display had to be set to 16 bit color for it to work right.

    A quick search shows the same thing happening on Cinemaster players too, you might want to check out that link to see if their suggestions fix your problem.

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