When I try to play a DVD on my DVD player that came with my Latitude C640, I get the following error message on the DVD Player screen.
"Create overlay failed....and then something about changing screen res settings" it dissappears too quickly for me to see the whole message.
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Why do I receive the error "Create Overlay Failed" when starting WinDVD? <ADMIN NOTE: Broken link has been removed from this post by Dell>
I also get the Overlay problem on a Dell latitude 640, but when I carried out the instructions above for the windows 2000 system, it solved the problem in the docking station mode only, I still have the problem when the laptop is away from the docking station. Any ideas how to correct this?
I am receiving the following message on my Dell 8250 Dimension Desktop when I attempt to play a DVD using WinDVD: "Create Overlay Failed...Please lower your screen resolution or color depth and try again."
I've tried lower both without success. I also do not have Netmeeting or MSN Messenger installed but I did notice that there are a few Netmeeting files in a Netmeeting program folder.
What should I do?