Windows 8 help

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  1. hdvrod

    hdvrod Read Only Funster

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    anybody suggest how I can download video from sd card onto my PC photos work fine but not video,also cant play dvd's.think I read somewhere that windows 8 does not support video?
     
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    There is a Microsoft solution but its not free, you need to upgrade to 8.1 pro and then add windows media center. Was all free with earlier versions of windows!

    Otherwise vlc is a good free option.
     
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    No problem here. I just double click on a .mp4 or .avi file and it opens the Video app and plays.
     
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    VLC is free...

    Edit. Whoops... sorry... duplicate post...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Thanks for the help :Smile:
     
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    True but that does not apply to DVD's unless to add the media centre or VLC.
     
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    I don't play DVDs on the laptop so I wasn't aware. Just tried it though and you're right :BigGrin:
     
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    Thank you all. VLC installed :Smile:
     
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