Why when I watch Dvd movies my computer gets darker?

Question

When i play movies or dvds on my computer, the image is darker, almost to the point of it being black, whereas when i play anything else, like games and other things there is no problem at all with the video.

Answer

This question was answered on August 7, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

DVDs can be the cause of that, it happens with tv dvd players You can buy a cleaner that should help keep the picture bright.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 7, 2003