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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Hmm...
by dylansmrjones on Fri 4th May 2012 19:51 UTC
dylansmrjones
Member since:
2005-10-02

What's next? They gonna ship PCs without a floppy drive?

I actually used my optical drives this year, but not as often as I used to. My floppy drive is solely for "messing" with the bios, when the motherboard forgets how to read from FAT32-formatted USB-sticks.

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RE: Hmm...
by Luke McCarthy on Sat 5th May 2012 14:03 in reply to "Hmm..."
Luke McCarthy Member since:
2005-07-06

Most motherboards don't have floppy or IDE connectors on them any more. My current PC circa 2008 does though.

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