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    Windows 8 will not play DVD discs anymore, unless you pay for the Media Center pack

    Here is something interesting, you may already know that Microsoft plans to sell Windows Media Center as a separate paid pack, but now the company has just revealed that Windows 8 will also stop the support for DVD playback. This won’t be the case of course, if you upgrade to the Media Center pack that you only will be able to install if you have the Pro edition of the upcoming OS or installing a third-party DVD application, which we have for the tons.
    http://pureinfotech.com/2012/05/04/w...a-center-pack/

    Hmmm....
    "I'm like a lion on the prowl after prey"

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    Second Most EVIL YARDofSTUF's Avatar
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    no biggie, plenty of programs for that.

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    That is damn petty on their part but no shortage of other options.

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    Interesting... That would just open the market for some more competition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Philip View Post
    Interesting... That would just open the market for some more competition.
    That's what I was thinking. Slit their own throats? That's not like Microsoft.
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    No biggy.. Guess MPC + Klite Codec Pack will do the trick..
    "I'm like a lion on the prowl after prey"

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    I've yet to meet/see anyone that actually used the Media Center of Windows Media center edition.
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    When Canada gets internet speeds like the US/UK/Euro/ASIA/Etc...

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    Ha d a strange old thought...Why does not Asia and South Ameririca Join Canada as a Territory, or/heavon forbid/ a province?

    Canada had a lot of soldiers die in crete for freedom?, what about them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad_Haggis View Post
    When Canada gets internet speeds like the US/UK/Euro/ASIA/Etc...
    funny you should say that:

    http://www.bell.ca/Bell_Internet/Internet_access
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