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post #11 of 17
What bloatware are you referring to with PowerDVD?

I find it to be a brilliant piece of software for my media solution, I can't see any bloatware at all.
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After checking on the egg, there's a $5 restocking fee plus $12 shipping fee, so It's not really worth returning.


Any other software recommendations?
So far it seems that PowerDVD is the best choice, even though I wish it wasn't constantly running in the background. I also find it very sick that they want me to uninstall anti spyware, disable UAC notifications on it, and disable antivirus? You have to be kidding me. What are they trying to do?

I'll try contacting LG and maybe they could hook me up with some software. Worst they could say is no.
Edited by Shaded War - 12/4/12 at 8:46pm
post #13 of 17
It doesn't have to run in the background. Just prevent it from running at start-up. I've never been instructed to un-install my anti-spyware, disable UAC or antivirus...you may want to check the integrity of the application you are attempting to use. That doesn't sound like PowerDVD at all, and I've been using it for 2 years.
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It doesn't have to run in the background. Just prevent it from running at start-up. I've never been instructed to un-install my anti-spyware, disable UAC or antivirus...you may want to check the integrity of the application you are attempting to use. That doesn't sound like PowerDVD at all, and I've been using it for 2 years.

I agree and have had the same experience, I disable it starting up and only use it when I want to watch a movie.
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VLC will play blu-rays if you follow the instructions here: http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/
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Thanks for sharing that info and link! I haven't tried it yet but I definitely will.
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post #17 of 17
I use Arcsoft Totalmedia Theatre, came with my drive, works fine.

For my Laptop playing iso's (full rips of Blu Ray) I use Mac Blu Ray Player http://www.macblurayplayer.com/download.htm is cheap (in comparison) and really lightweight.
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