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so what do you do to make the killswitch render your CPU useless? also, does that mean no torrents?
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so what do you do to make the killswitch render your CPU useless?
1) Buy a mobile laptop (no killswitch on desktops)
2) laptop must be registered with intel that you are the owner(typically only companies do this), but you can do it.
3) make a passphrase that unlocks cpu as you activate the service
4) Call intel and report your mobile laptop stolen
5) They will disable it over wireless
6) Dont enter the passphrase and turn it back on, that would defeat the purpose of you calling them to activate the killswitch.

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also, does that mean no torrents?
Only for people who are unable to comprehend simple concepts, and once they have heard a rumor, believe it to the point the no longer try them.
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20110107/bs_nf/76816
The above link is to an article which says that Sandy Bridge CPUs do not have DRM.


"The company has been noting that its Sandy Bridge processors employ Intel Insider technology, which protects video content, such as streaming high-definition movies. In the absence of details about the kinds of protection offered, reports have been describing it as a DRM technology, which would control the ability to copy media, regulate the rental period of a movie, and so on."
"In other words, Intel appears to be saying, the technology is designed to protect the transmission of the content rather than managing the content once it has arrived."

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2375215,00.asp
This link is to another article which seems to say the same. No DRM.
Edited by Farwalker - 1/14/11 at 5:09pm
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so what do you do to make the killswitch render your CPU useless? also, does that mean no torrents?
Not sure what torrents are. Any Media that triggers the Intel DRM...I'm not sure...does it kill your cpu?
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nf/20110107/bs_nf/76816
The above link is to an article which says that Sandy Bridge CPUs do not have DRM.


"The company has been noting that its Sandy Bridge processors employ Intel Insider technology, which protects video content, such as streaming high-definition movies. In the absence of details about the kinds of protection offered, reports have been describing it as a DRM technology, which would control the ability to copy media, regulate the rental period of a movie, and so on."
"In other words, Intel appears to be saying, the technology is designed to protect the transmission of the content rather than managing the content once it has arrived."

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2375215,00.asp
This link is to another article which seems to say the same. No DRM.
Please refer to the first post which states what the definition of DRM is. Intel Insider is nothing but a fancy term for DRM.
    
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So if it's something within a file which triggers a DRM then surely it could simply be removed? Ti be honest DRM inside the new series of Intel's shouldn't really effect anyone that bad.

By the way this is all going on the assumption that most files at the present will not contain anything which will set the DRM off.
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Luckily the K Series don't have Intel Insider or the Killswitch.
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Luckily the K Series don't have Intel Insider or the Killswitch.
Source?

By the way I am on no side of this debate just want to educate myself on this issue.
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Source?

By the way I am on no side of this debate just want to educate myself on this issue.
First stickied thread in this forum.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...echnology.html

The DRM is only activated when you use the Intel Integrated Graphics, otherwise there is no DRM. This thread is full of stupidity.
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First stickied thread in this forum.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...echnology.html

The DRM is only activated when you use the Intel Integrated Graphics, otherwise there is no DRM. This thread is full of stupidity.
Oh I see so the kill switch is only really active in laptops and the DRM wouldn't effect anyone in this whole forum... Pretty much seems like a non issue then.
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