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WinXP Service Pack2 Problems with Tablet PC

Question: Several of our teachers have Tablet PC running Windows XPwith SP2. Before we installed SP2, we could use Windows Media Player to play DVD's. Since we installed SP2, none of us can use the DVD player with our tablet. Do you have any tips or solutions to the problem? We really don't want to uninstall SP2.
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Question: Several of our teachers have Tablet PC running Windows XPwith SP2. Before we installed SP2, we could use Windows Media Player to play DVD's. Since we installed SP2, none of us can use the DVD player with our tablet. Do you have any tips or solutions to the problem? We really don't want to uninstall SP2.

The IT Guy says:
Until a specific patch is released to address this problem with your Tablet PC, I would recommend you uninstall SP2. You should not lose functionality with this uninstall; in fact you should gain functionality since DVD playback capability should be restored.

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