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Windows 7: Confirmed: Windows 7 will NOT have built-in support for Bluray playback -only burning

04 Mar 2009   #1

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Confirmed: Windows 7 will NOT have built-in support for Bluray playback -only burning

Confirmed by Mr. Sinofsky himself, there will be no native BluRay support in Windows 7. However, BluRay Drive makers and OEMs will be able to extend Windows Media Center to support playback. What will be supported in Windows 7 though, is the burning of BRD discs.

Here’s the email that was forwarded to me from our loyal reader Theodore. I did make a WHOIS check to make sure that it was Sinofsky himself. Location was indeed from: United States Redmond Microsoft Corp.
Original Email with Sinofsky at the source

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05 Mar 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I assumed they would treat it like DVD codecs and bundle them with players.
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05 Mar 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)

yeah it was confirmed here some time ago....
Windows 7 Beta 1 and Blu-Ray
although techincally it was confirmed
i guess now its *officially* confirmed
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