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post #21 of 41
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Retail business Vista is out.

To people who have Vista: could you test out some HD files and tell us the results?
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If I had received my free copy of Vista Business by now, I would test.
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post #23 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
ME = Very pleased with Vista....I have no driver issues at all and have no problems with my Audio setups.
And absolutely no concern over the DRM either it would seem.
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Haha, I bet this is a hoax, seriously. I was reading through it at the beginning and I came across:

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Since HFS requires unique identification and handling of not just each device type (for example each graphics chip) but each variant of each device type (for example each stepping of each graphics chip) to handle the situation where a problem is found with one variation of a device, it's no longer possible to create one-size-fits-all drivers for an entire range of devices like the current Catalyst/Detonator/ForceWare drivers.
That is obviously not true since I have already used an "all-in-one" catalyst driver on the vista betas. The rest of the document simply seems to radical and unrealistic to be true.
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Now that I think of it, I watched a HD preview video of Crysis and it worked perfectly (in Vista). Either they haven't "enabled" the crap features, or all of this is completely blown out of proportion. Then again, it's hard to tell the difference between HD DVD and regular DVD on a 19" monitor.
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This all comes down to me concluding....I won't get Vista.
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post #27 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by HrnyGoat View Post
This is extremism beyond extreme. M$, the MPAA and RIAA seem to forget that theres a Bill of Rights - well wait, they know its there, but they try to erode it with oppressive actions such as the Digital Millenium Act.
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*** does the Bill of Rights have to do with anything?
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Originally Posted by Pinhead-227 View Post
Either they haven't "enabled" the crap features, or all of this is completely blown out of proportion.
It would make sense if the "crap features" we not enabled right away, but enabled later on, when most people are running Vista and have got it into their heads that all the bad press is just hyperbole. Most users will be too tied in, too lazy, or too used to Vista to go back to XP...

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*** does the Bill of Rights have to do with anything?
LOL.

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post #29 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
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*** does the Bill of Rights have to do with anything?
Basically, DRM gives the ability of media companies to have complete control over what we do with the content we purchase. When companies dictate what you can and cant do in your own living room, thats against the Bill of Rights.

Not to mention that DRM has the potential ability to monitor your actions. Say you try to make a backup copy of a DVD you bought. The content protection software doesnt like that so it sends a report to the MPAA. Bam! Lawsuit.
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bam i destory the MPAA and we all live happily ever after!
    
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