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Windows 7: Copy Protected Movie?

25 Oct 2009   #1
winterwolfes

Window 7
 
 
Copy Protected Movie?

I just installed Windows 7. All of the movies I had previously recorded in Vista play just fine in Windows 7 MC but three. When I try to play these three I get a message that says they are copy protected and can only be played on the computer where they were recorded. OK. That's fine, but I am on the same computer where they were recorded! Anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks!


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25 Oct 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

What container or format of video?
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25 Oct 2009   #3
ripbox

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

As a short term solution if you wish just to play them then The KMPlayer's Forums - Powered by Pandora TV might be handy to use, i have not come across a format that it doesnt want to play
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25 Oct 2009   #4
winterwolfes

Window 7
 
 

They are dvr-ms. They all are since I had recorded them on Vista before the upgrade. But only these 3 won't play.

Also when I view the media usage rights in Media Player it says they are not protected. But when I try to play it it tells me they are.
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25 Oct 2009   #5
ripbox

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You could actually just try changing the extension to something like .avi, this doesnt always work but can work in some cases
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25 Oct 2009   #6
winterwolfes

Window 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ripbox View Post
You could actually just try changing the extension to something like .avi, this doesnt always work but can work in some cases
gave it a shot. doesn't work.
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26 Oct 2009   #7
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

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26 Oct 2009   #8
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Simply changing the container name is not going to change the format...Follow torrentgs' link to do it properly...
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26 Oct 2009   #9
ripbox

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Tews i never worked with dvr-ms but have in the past changed the extensions from one to another successfully but will not work in all cases
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