How to play dvd on laptop

Why won’t my DVD play on my laptop?

Microsoft has removed the built-in support for video DVD playing in Windows 10. … So we recommend you to use VLC player, a free third party player with DVD support integrated. Open VLC media player, click Media and select Open Disc. Now you can play the video on your DVD.

Can I play my DVD player through my laptop?

The graphics ports on a laptop (eg VGA, HDMI or DVI) are for output only. So even if your DVD player did have HDMI-out, you still can’t play it through your laptop. Doesn’t your laptop have a built-in DVD drive? If it doesn’t, you can buy an external one that plugs in to a USB port.

Can Windows 10 play DVDs?

The Windows DVD Player enables Windows 10 PCs with an optical disc drive to play DVD movies (but not Blu-ray discs). You can buy it in the Microsoft Store. For more info, see Windows DVD Player Q&A. Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro don’t come with DVD movie playback capability.

How can I play a DVD on my laptop without a DVD player?

How do I play a DVD on my Windows 10 laptop?

First, download and install the software from the VideoLAN VLC Media Player website. Launch VLC Media Player, insert a DVD, and it should rev up automatically. If not, click Media > Open Disc > DVD, then click the play button. You’ll find a full range of buttons to control playback.

How do I hook up my DVD player to my computer?

Do laptops have disc drives anymore?

Modern laptops — and even many modern desktop PCs — are dropping disc drives. … Your options range from purchasing an external drive you can plug in via USB when you need the discs to converting those discs to digital formats so you can access them on demand.