Playing a DVD Video in Your Classroom PC

Many faculty members report problems when trying to play a DVD Video in their classroom PC. The key is to use the right software for the job. Watch the video below to learn how to launch your DVD Video using VLC Media Player.

DVD icon VLC Media Player software is designed for use with DVD Videos, not DVD-ROMs, CD-ROMs, or audio discs. If you still have problems, please call our office at ext. 5030 from your classroom phone so we can assist you and get you up and running quickly.
And always remember to log-off the PC and turn off the projector at the end of your class.
Classroom FAQs…
Q: I’m in the middle of teaching a class and the equipment doesn’t seem to work. Whom do I call for help?
A: Call us at 5030 from any campus phone (860-906-5030 from your cellphone). During normal office hours we will respond as quickly as possible.
Q: I want to play a DVD movie, but don’t see a DVD player… what do I do?
A: You can play DVD videos in the computer, using VLC Media Player. See how…

Q: I want to use my own laptop PC rather than the classroom PC… can I connect it to the projector?
laptop connections A: Yes. There are connection ports on the control panel for VGA and mini audio cables. If you don’t have your own, you can borrow them from AMT for your class period. See how…

Q: My students are giving presentations in class and I’d like them videotaped… can you help?
A: Yes! Please call, e-mail, or visit us in person to schedule this service in advance with a department member.