Microsoft has made upgrading to Windows 8 batman animated series episodes really easy with their upgrade tool, but if you have special needs and need a more traditional installation disc, you might not know where to look.
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If it prompts you for a license, enter the key you received when you originally bought Windows.GOM Media Player, gOM is another very popular media player that can play DVDs on Windows.Note that if you create the installation media on a 32-bit PC, you'll get a 32-bit ISO, and if you create it on a 64-bit PC you'll get a 64-bit ISO (so make sure you create it on the right kind of PC).Option 1: Just try it!That doesn't mean you have to go out and spend a lot of money to get DVD video playback.Credit: m/silverjohn, according to Microsoft, DVDs are old-school technology thats no longer needed.It can still read data DVDs, but if you want to play that copy.Or, they watch their DVDs.For a limited time, however, you can get Windows Media Center for free.Pick your course (you may be interested in more from.Computers, operating Systems, windows 8, how to Play DVDs in Windows.For Dummies eLearning courses.Fortunately, theres a free, fast way to get DVD playback.The Windows 8 Windows Media Player cant play DVDs.
You may not realize this (I didn't but the Windows 8 upgrade tool actually gives you the option to create a DVD or USByou just have to get past the activation screen first.
Windows 8 Pro's other special offerings, wed recommend just going with the VLC option above.