64-bit a must for HD playback

"64-bit a must for HD playback"

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Microsoft has admitted that Windows Vista will not play HD DVD or Blu-ray Disc on 32-bit systems.

It is expected that third-party software developers may support next-generation optical disc playback on 32-bit machines - if Hollywood lets them.

Earlier this week in Australia, Microsoft Senior Program Manager Steve Riley revealed that Windows Media Player 11 will not play HD content from HD DVD or BD sources unless it's running under a 64-bit version of Vista. According to Riley, 32-bit mode is too open to hacks designed to bypass the optical discs' copy-protection mechanisms.

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25-08-2006, 08:01:26

Scrolling a pain?

The new "Micro Gear" scroll wheel can spin freely for up to seven seconds and Logitech claims that a single flick can go through "10,000 lines of Microsoft Excel".

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25-08-2006, 08:03:14

You need to change the URL in the news post mate

Oh and add a news URL to the above post :)

25-08-2006, 09:11:36

hhmm wonder if anyone will pay this price nomatter how good the mouse are :p

The Logitech MX Revolution mouse is available now for £800/

probably nothing i will get, didnt look comfortable to use and who needs to scroll through 10.000 lines in excel :rolleyes: but the sideswheel could come in handy

25-08-2006, 10:34:17

It could come in handy for programmers, or other jobs invovlving a lot of text. I wouldn't pay $100 for it, but it's still kinda neat.

EDIT: Good luck scrolling through weapons in CSS :P

25-08-2006, 10:37:03


EDIT: Good luck scrolling through weapons in CSS :P

lol nothing for me, just having trouble sometimes with an old mx510 :cool:

25-08-2006, 10:52:24

Raven you needa start playing CS:S, now that we mention it. :D

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