Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th May 2012 18:16 UTC
Windows While it's technically a regression, and while it will surely make those of us who remember having to install DVD support on Linux from third-party repositories smile, it's still a major change and a sign of things to come: Windows 8 will ship without support for DVD and Blu-ray playback.
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Oh dear eh?
by Ninjawidget on Mon 7th May 2012 21:25 UTC
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Well I still have a dvd/cd rw drive, watch DVD movies sometimes etc. But as I use Linux which is much better than Windows of course, this news just makes me smile. As well as creating another Vista, Microsoft are alienating so many of their customers I predict Linux and MacOS will be getting a fair number of extra users.

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