Vista may not support HD DVD playback at launch

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#1

I just posted the article Vista may not support HD DVD playback at launch.

 Microsoft's next generation OS now called "Vista"  may not support HD-DVD right out of the box, when  it is released in the last half of this year, even though they are solidly behind  the...
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#2

slightly misleading title it will support hd-dvd drives just might not support it’s playback functions nativly but most likely with third party programs. Dosn’t seem to be to big of a deal i know lots of people who build HTPC use third party programs anyhow for there dvd and media file playback.


#3

Yeah, let me fix that! Thanks


#4

How many DVD drives currently support Mt. Rainier? I bet you can count them on the digits of one hand.


#5

I hope Vista dies like all DRM things should. MS should realise DRM sells nothing and nobody wants it. Die Vista die. :g


#6

Plextor are the only mob that have supported the Mount Rainier format for a while. In any case, DVD-RAM is a much better format for packet writing and is more widely available on DVD burners now.