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Windows 7: Windows 7 and Blueray support (WMC)

06 Dec 2008   #11


just stuck my spiderman 3 blu ray in and it plays the blu ray.
I have a BD-RW drive but no discs so no way to test it

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06 Dec 2008   #12

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

it also depends on the hardware
whether it supports
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection

(just needed to put it bold)
and do you have cyberlink because he's asking if you can play BD OTB (out of box)
that would be beneficial for end users since they dont want to screw around codecs and player issues....

although i shouldnt ask
do you run w7 or Vista???
just asking since windows media player and media center now are able to play more formats OTB so....

just asking...
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31 Dec 2008   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rory View Post
just stuck my spiderman 3 blu ray in and it plays the blu ray.
Have you got PowerDVD/WinDVD/TotalMedia Theater installed, or are you playing this through Media Center?

OP was asking if Windows 7 can playback BluRay films in Media Center with no additional software.
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31 Dec 2008   #14

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x86

yup wanted to know if it was playable in Windows Media Center right after Windows 7 is installed :)
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