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Forum Thread: how to correct or replace end of life program

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InterVideo
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WinDVD 4.x

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cnard how to correct or replace end of life program
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the scan shows this program is end of life and not supported how do I replace or repair this program also do I need it can I operated my DVD player without it

mogs RE: how to correct or replace end of life program
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Hello.
It seems to have been End of Life for quite a while....see the following thread which also provides a link to a free alternative.

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/180...

Hope it's helpful to you....regards,

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Maurice Joyce RE: how to correct or replace end of life program
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To answer your question directly your DVD will work perfectly without WINDVD. It has its own drivers.

I suspect it came with your PC (OEM) as Trial ware & is independent of the DVD drive.

Once removed there are numerous options - VLC is one & appears popular. I use the Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer for all my requirements which merely proves there is flexibility to install what U want after the removal of WINDVD.

Because it is almost certainly OEM my only advice is to uninstall it via Control Panel>add/remove & if not found there seek advice from your PC manufacturer.





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