What are the known abnormalities with Play DVD in Media Center?
- It is possible to play a DVD in Windows Media Player 9 and Media Center at the same time. However, the application that was started second will have no video.
- If the audio adapter is disabled or not installed correctly, there is no video playback on DVD.
- When PowerDVD is playing a movie, Media Center tries to play the same movie.
- The fast forward and rewind transport speeds during DVD playback are inconsistent between the first viewing and subsequent viewings of the same portion of DVD playback.
- A copy protection error may be displayed when you try to play a DVD.
- Skipping between DVD chapters when using a 16:9 display may result in a matting effect.
- If Media Player and Media Center are both open and you insert a DVD in the drive, both the applications play the DVD.
- Audio/Video may go out of synchronization when playing a DVD.
DVD Menus and Settings
- In some DVDs, the DVD menus may not work within Media Center.
- Changes made to a user's DVD settings may affect the DVD settings of another user that uses that computer.
- You specify your geographical location during TV set up. Therefore, the location cannot be specified when no TV tuner is installed. In such a case, the ratings displayed in parental control may not pertain to your geographical location.
- Using CTRL+U to enable or disable DVD subtitles, or to select the subtitle language is not intuitive. It takes a little time for the command to get processed and for you to see the result of the command. In addition, the language of the subtitles may change randomly when using CTRL + U to toggle subtitles on and off.
- The default subtitle language set may not be used by the DVD when the DVD is played.
- In Play DVD, when you resume the DVD playback after changing subtitle in DVD Language, the subtitle does not change.
- All DVDs are displayed as having Dolby Digital support even if the DVD does not support Dolby Digital.
- Volume control does not work on DVD 5.1 DD playback using SPDIF port.
- Changing the audio language while playing DVD may restart the movie.
- When parental controls are turned on and a movie is blocked, the blocked movie screen lists the movie rating incorrectly.
- Pressing the DVD Menu button on the remote does not start Media Center.
- Rewind does not work with VCD.
- When using the DVD Parental Controls, the rating encoded on the DVD may not match what is displayed on the DVD box. Media Center uses the rating encoded on the DVD to enforce Parental Control rules.
Note: Information in this document was provided by Microsoft.