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HI

 

I recently bought and installed a LiteOn 20X DVD Rewriter, and it came bundled with Nero 7 Essentials.

 

I loaded N7E and tried to play a DVD (region 0) and got told I needed to enable DirctDraw Acceleration.

 

I opened DirectX and checked the Display area only to disvoer that DirectDraw Acceleration is not an option I can enable - it is listed as not available.

 

I am running Windows XP Home, SP2 - up to date with all updates and downlaods.

 

I got no help trying to find an answer on the DirectX web site, and I can't seem to download the latest DirectX.

 

Is there any way to fix this?

 

hould I use a program other than Nero 7?

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

David

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Welcome to the forums David :)

When you say you opened DirectX did you mean you

went to your start menu > all Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Information > System Information Tools > DirectX Diagonostic Tool

There I see the DirectX version (mine is 9.0c)

And on the display tab I can enable/dissable and run drawing test.

 

I am able to use nero showtime to watch DVD movies on an XP emachine with onboard display.

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