I've run into this before, but it didn't drive me as crazy then as it is right now.
I watched "US Marshals" on my computer, no problem. The DVD played perfectly. No problems. Bad movie, good DVD.
I tried to play "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" on my computer, and no go
. It acts like it's trying to load it, but it never does, and when the drive finally stops acting like it's going nuts, it doesn't seem to think there's anything in the D drive.
CRAP. And they wonder why we download movies??? Is this some sort of weird copy-protection thing, or what? Why is my DVD drive fine with one movie and not another? I wanted to make a vid, dammit.
Anyone have any clues? I'm using WinXP Home, and using VLC to play movies. Is there a codec I need?
If it does this with Iron Man, I'm going to be pissed
Problem solved, and very simply too. Many thanks to highlander_ii
, who suggested something I should have thought of myself.