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Blu-Rays on a Dual Monitor Setup?

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Wondering if anyone knows of any programs (or workarounds) that can be used to play a blu-rays (with HDCP) on a dual monitor setup. I attempted to run James Cameron's Avatar Blu-Ray on a second screen which was an LG 42inch plasma while having a Dell Monitor as my primary display. It gave me an error saying that this Blu-Ray couldn't be played on two monitors. The playback worked fine on one monitor. I am assuming its because of that HDCP bull*****.

I know AnyDVD gets you around some HDCP stuff but not sure if it'll get me through this, anyone know?

Also are there any programs out there that will play Blu-Rays on dual monitors or any programs better than PowerDVD 9-11 for playing Blu-Rays? I don't really care too much about library features or media management just looking for a straight up nice BD-ROM player.
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I use MakeMKV to copy the blu ray to hard drive, then play it with MPC. Gets past the blu ray player annoyances (and previews smile.gif).
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Thanks, gonna give this a try today and hopefully it'll work.
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I personally could not find a work around when I played around with this last year, but there could be advances since then. My setup includes two monitors in clone mode though. I had to buy an HDMI splitter and do it that way.
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