Playing a DVD or Blu-Ray Disc in High-Tech Classrooms

  1. First try using the DVD/Blu-Ray player provided in each Tech classroom
    1. Power classroom audiovisual equipment on
    2. Select the DVD or Blu-Ray button from the touch panel
    3. Locate the DVD or Blu-Ray player in the equipment cabinet, power on the device  and insert your disc
    4. Use the touch panel control buttons to begin playing the movie
  2. IF the disc doesn’t play, EJECT it from the DVD/Blu-Ray player and try it on the  computer.
    1. To use the computer, select the Computer source button from the touch panel.
    2. Locate the PC in the equipment cabinet and insert your disc into the computers
      disc drive.
    3. Once the computer has loaded the disc an option box similar to this one may  automatically appear:

    1. IF an option box appears, SELECT “Play DVD movie using VideoLAN VLC media  player”. This option will have an orange and white traffic cone as the icon.
  3. IF an option box does not appear:
    1. Click on “My Computer” icon on the desktop
    2. Right Click on the disc and select “Play with VLC media player” go directly to the disc device and RIGHT CLICK on it, a menu similar to this one will appear.

If you are still having issues, please contact ITS – Academic IT.
Call 860-486-4357
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Spring and Fall Semester
Monday – Thursday 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM