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k-lite is much better.
    
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windows 7 here i come
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i was going to say VLC FTW, but I see that was already covered here.
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post #104 of 129
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That's a bit of a step backwards... why not include something as basic as that..?

Why? Most people here if not all, use some other codec kit by default anyways.
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...what the mad.gif
Microsoft is shooing away more and more pc enthusiasts with every stupid decisions they make like this one.
time to wait for windows 9 in 2015 i guess
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...what the mad.gif
Microsoft is shooing away more and more pc enthusiasts with every stupid decisions they make like this one.
time to wait for windows 9 in 2015 i guess
How can you be a "PC enthusiasts" if you use windows media player to play DVD? As others already mentioned, there are plenty of free alternatives that are better fit for PC enthusiasts.

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It seems as if every time I see new info on windows 8 it's just giving me more and more reasons not to bother with it heh.
    
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post #108 of 129
with the h264 suing ms willsuffer soon.i suspect ms will counter mesure very fast.i suspect they will multithread and hardware accelerTe sound.html 5 isnt multithreaded and hardware accelerated like flash(okok since yesterday)so flash pretty much killed any hope html5 had of gaining major foothold.flash has vsync enabled by default .not sure if it can be desabled by user but if it can number will go up dramaticly.so for viewer flash will probably be the viewer of choice ms knows this.so i suspect they do a deal a la facebook to adobe flash
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I was just thinking, they should do this with Internet Explorer and maybe some others.
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I was just thinking, they should do this with Internet Explorer and maybe some others.

Slight problem there, how will average (and some advanced) users get on the internet/download another browser?
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