Is it possible to convert your DVD movies to digital files on your PC?
Many Windows users asked the same question on forums.
> I have 100+ movies on DVD’s (all the same format). Now I would like to > convert that to digital files so I can watch them on my tablet, smartphone, > PC and TV.
However, many users reported that Windows media player could not convert DVD movies.
> When I try to convert a DVD file it doesn’t convert. The conversion process > just freezes.
In order to help you, we prepared a list of troubleshooting tips to help you solve your issue.
- Users reported conversion issues when converting files from one format to another.
- The article below provides in-depth troubleshooting guidelines to help you fix this issue.
- For more articles about conversion, go to our Conversion section.
- To read up on other conversion errors, visit our Conversion Errors Hub.
Modify your registry
- To do that, press the Windows key + R hotkey to open a Run dialog box.
- Enter regedit in the Open text box, and click OK to open the Registry Editor.
- Then locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlPrintingHostsPath key in the Registry Editor, and right-click it.
- Select the Modify option to open the window shown directly below.
- Click the Add button.
- Then enter the path to the location you want to print to.
- Click OK to save the changes.
Use the Convert Text to Columns command
- To do this, click the Home tab on the Excel ribbon, and select the Text to Columns icon from the Data section.
- Next, click the Convert button.
- Select Delimited and click Next.
- Choose the 1st option from the list, and then check the 2nd option.
- Lastly, click the Finish button.
Modify the Open XML DOCX File Type association
- Open File Explorer with the Windows key + E keyboard shortcut.
- Open This PC or Computer.
- Right-click the Windows drive and select Properties.
- Select the Advanced tab.
- Click the Change button under File Types.
- Select the Add button to display a list of supported file extensions.
- Click OpenFile (.docx) to select it.
- Click Open.