Windows Vista 32-Bit Version Won't Play HD Movies

Looking forward to watching HD movies when you upgrade to Windows Vista next year? Tough luck: unless you're running the 64-bit version of Vista on a 64-bit processor (like the Core 2 Duo or recent Athlons), it looks like it won't play back copy protected HD video. The culprit? Windows itself: the 32-bit version of Vista can run unsigned code, which Microsoft thinks might provide a path to intercept the video and copy it.

Microsoft cuts ANOTHER feature:
full HD playback in 32bit Vista goes

No Full HD Playback for 32-bit Vista [Slashdot]


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