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Old 08-12-2007, 01:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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so i ordered an xbox 360 hd dvd player to hook up to my pc, and it works really well! you just need the necessary software, i use powerdvd ultra. its 99 bucks unless you have other means of acquiring it. also, xp needs drivers which are available here: xbox 360 hd dvd drivers

windows vista recognizes it natively through automatic software updates.

i am running it on a 37" lcd tv and the picture is pretty sweet.
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so i ordered an xbox 360 hd dvd player to hook up to my pc, and it works really well! you just need the necessary software, i use powerdvd ultra. its 99 bucks unless you have other means of acquiring it. also, xp needs drivers which are available here: xbox 360 hd dvd drivers

windows vista recognizes it natively through automatic software updates.

i am running it on a 37" lcd tv and the picture is pretty sweet.
99$ ???

if only it let me play xbox 360 games on my PC lol
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99$ ???

if only it let me play xbox 360 games on my PC lol
Dude if it let you play Xbox 360 games without quality loss on your current PC it would be the greatest leap in programming ever!
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sadly, it only plays hd dvd's. but for those who are willing to shell out about 300 for a set-top hd dvd player, this is a good alternative at a much cheaper price (if you have an htpc, of course)

and for the record, i didnt pay 99 bucks for the software. im a poor college student, i do what i can to get by
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