Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Aug 2007 22:21 UTC
Windows A curious network performance reduction noticed by many Windows Vista users of the 2CPU forum that became the talk of Slashdot last week has been identified as having been caused not by DRM, as Slashdot users expected, but by a curious prioritization 'feature' of Vista that's intentionally biased toward Media Player at the expense of network and system resources.
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RE[4]: Article in short
by Marcellus on Tue 28th Aug 2007 10:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Article in short"
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If it's otherwise idle, then yes it's smooth playing, but my comment was about playing the file when the computer is otherwise under load.

That includes, but is not limited to, copying large amounts of files to/from the computer that is playing the video.

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