Linked by Adam S on Tue 23rd Sep 2008 14:50 UTC
Windows According to Microsoft beat writer Mary Jo Foley, word is that "Windows 7's mail, photo-management and movie-maker subsystems applets are all being replaced by optionally installable Windows Live equivalents." To many, replacing subsystems with services is a good thing. But what will the self-professed geeks think? Cnet seems to think that "Windows 7 must appeal to geeks--or else!"
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RE[3]: Comment by BrendaEM
by kaiwai on Wed 24th Sep 2008 04:15 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by BrendaEM"
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If you are to claim that DRM is only in Vista in order to support playing BluRay movies, please note that there are at least six versions of Vista, some of which claim to be targetted for business use.

Excuse me, but the only one relevant to the consumers are Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate. Considering that all of them are the same binaries; the only difference being the key used unlocks more features - I don't know why you're making this conclusion that there are six different versions, as if there were six distinctly different and incompatible versions of Windows out there.

Btw, there is only one version for Business, its called *gasp* Windows Vista Business.

Most business-use PCs will not be used for playing BluRay movies.

And what is the purpose of that statement. Yes, we know that businesses don't use BluRay, but what relevance is it to the conversation?

So where, pray tell, is the business-use version of Vista that I can buy which does not have the DRM for BluRay movies embedded?

Considering that SecurePath adds no overhead to the operating system itself (and that person from New Zealand has been refuted so many times, its the stuff of legends) - again, I'm confused as to the point you're trying to make. You seem to be putting random statements out there without any context.

Where is the version of Vista which does not have the DRM for BluRay movies embedded that I can buy for my PC which does not have a BluRay drive?

Does it even matter. SecurePath is there, it adds no overhead, if you have no bluray drive, it isn't going to be in use. Again, where are you going with this?

Btw, learn what DRM is versus securepath.

If there is no such version, then your DRM argument simply doesn't wash.

Again, you make no sense what so ever.

Edited 2008-09-24 04:18 UTC

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