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Windows Media player 11 crashes when playing DVD's

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Windows Media player 11 crashes when playing DVD's.  Windows Media player can play CD's no problem.
I am using Windows Vista home edition - and when I check the Application log I get the error

Faulting application wmplayer.exe, version 11.0.5721.5145, faulting module clvsd.ax, version 3.5.0.814, fault address 0x00039f48.

This also happens when I use other DVD playing software such as PowerDVD.
any suggestions?
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by:johnb6767
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Looks like your decioder might be corrupted....
Try this from a command line....

regsvr32 /u "C:\PATH TO THIS FILE\CLVSD.ax"
regsvr32 "C:\PATH TO THIS FILE\CLVSD.ax"

Did you happen to come across this link in your searches?

Free-Codecs.com :: Guides : How to install/uninstall DLL and AX ...
http://www.free-codecs.com/guides/How_to_install_uninstall_DLL_and_AX_files.htm



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Possible you have PowerDVD installed, or some other DVD playback software installed youo might be able to uninstall/reinstall?
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A combination of reinstalling the Power DVD software and reinstalling the default Windows Video codecs worked - thanks.
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Your welcome!!
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