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Old 01-03-2006, 02:26 AM   #809 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Warez Monster
Windows Vista will no longer support DVD-ROM drives that do not handle region coding in hardware (RPC1 drives) - thus preventing playback of DVDs that are region/CSS encoded with those drives.

Not a big problem, as RPC1 drives haven't been officially manufactured since 2000 (and Microsoft claims their drives are all broken), but for those with hacked drives (RPC2 with RPC1 firmware), or move the RPC1 drive to new computers, well, no more DVD movies for you!

So really for a sum up on this article is.. if your DVD Drive was manufactured before the year 2000.. buy a new one ? that's if you adopt Microsoft's new OS coming next year.
this is rubbish ..ive used vista and played DVD movies on it from my DVD Drive so i dont see how and my dvd was made befroe 2000 so dont give me that crap
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